Creates and returns an instance of the requested type .
Assembly: System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)
Type of object to be returned.
An instance of the requested type T, or an instance of a derived type that enables T to be used with the Entity Framework. The returned object is either an instance of the requested type or an instance of a derived type that enables the requested type to be used with the Entity Framework.
The method is used with POCO custom data classes to make sure that the returned object can be managed correctly by the Entity Framework. For more information, see Requirements for Creating POCO Proxies and Persistence Ignorant Custom Objects (Entity Framework).
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.