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Entity Framework Futures

With the recent release of .NET Framework 4, the Entity Framework team is engaged in its next round of design for new features, including those found in the Feature CTP listed below under Downloads. You can follow what's happening on the Entity Framework Design Blog. We also invite you to give your input through the Entity Framework Feature Suggestion site, and review and vote on suggestions that others have submitted. We look forward to hearing from you!

Entity Framework Design Blog

The goal of this blog is to enable developers interested in Entity Framework futures to follow the design topics as we discuss them and have the opportunity to provide feedback before we finalize decisions.

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Entity Framework Futures

Visual Studio 2010 Released including New Versions of Entity Framework and Data Services
Visual Studio 2010 is now officially available. This page (for Entity Framework but equally applicable to Data Services) gives links to VS2010 Express and the trial version of the Ultimate Edition.
Montag, Apr 12

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Does Lookup only refer to the key in the SQL DB?
I'm learning azure right now so sorry for the basic question. I built a SQL DB schema and placed it in Azure. The prim... Mehr
Dienstag, Mrz 29
VS2015 SP1 crash when populating/displaying datasources window
Hi VS Community, I work with VS2015 Community SP1 (Windows 8.1) since one month without any issues. I use edmx file wi... Mehr
Dienstag, Jan 12
Visual Studio 2015 and Mysql Database
Hi Guys....... ! I have to do a project in Visual Studio 2015 using mysql database. I have already installed everything ... Mehr
Mittwoch, Nov 11
How to write T4 file with EDMX
I have a edmx file, and want to write Text template file to generate multiple class files as below: namespace XXXX { ... Mehr
Montag, Jul 14

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Creating an Entity Model from a Database
This video walks you through the basics of creating an entity data model from an existing database using Entity Framework 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010. You’ll learn to run the Entity Data Model wizard, connect to a database and select database objects for your model . Once the model has been created, you’ll then learn about the basic features of the model such as the entities, associations and properties.
Mittwoch, Mrz 24 Julie Lerman
Creating an Entity Model from a Database
This video walks you through the basics of creating an entity data model from an existing database using Entity Framework 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010. You’ll learn to run the Entity Data Model wizard, connect to a database and select database objects for your model . Once the model has been created, you’ll then learn about the basic features of the model such as the entities, associations and properties.
Mittwoch, Mrz 24 Julie Lerman
Evolving ADO.NET Entity Framework in .NET 4 and Beyond (PDC 2009)
In this PDC09 lightning round of new features by Shyam Pather and Chris Anderson, see how the Entity Framework enables new capabilities to leverage multiple development approaches, for example the use of code-first, model-first, and database-first. Esepcially note the "how to get started" list at about 51:25 into the presentation.
Mittwoch, Jan 13 Shyam Pather
Model First with the Entity Framework 4
In this post, we show how some new designer features in VS2010 Beta 2 integrate with this capability, then we pop the hood and show how easy it is to replace or extend parts of the generation system.
Montag, Nov 16

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Should You Be Looking for Trends in Microsoft Stories?
This last week or two has seen a number of interesting stories come out of Microsoft (some official, some not official), especially as it relates to developers and writing code. While I am sure that t... Mehr
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How We Used Data in GiveAQuiz.com
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Announcing: GiveAQuiz.com!
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The Busy Developer's Guide to SQL Server Modeling
URL: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/ff472347.aspx As my continued facination with all things SQL Server Modeling related, I was tasked with writing a short article on the introduction of the basics o... Mehr
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