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Entity Framework Resources
The following external resources provide information and support for creating Entity Framework applications.
- Entity Framework FAQ
- Blog containing frequently asked questions about the Entity Framework.
- Data Developer Center
- Central location for data development with Microsoft technologies.
- Data Platform How Do I? Videos: Entity Framework Series
- Contains a set of video screen casts that demonstrate how to build applications by using various components of the Entity Framework.
- ADO.NET Team Blog
- Blog containing updates and discussion of ADO.NET features and functionality.
- Data Programmability Team Blog
- Updates and discussion of data programmability in general.
- Entity Framework Design Blog
- Design discussions and feature previews for future Entity Framework versions.
- .NET Framework Data Access and Storage Forum
- Support for data programmability in general.
- Microsoft's open source project hosting Web site.
- The Entity-Relationship Model: Toward a Unified View of Data by Peter Pin-Shan Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Written in 1976, this is one of the most frequently cited papers in the computer field.
- Next-Generation Data Access: Making the Conceptual Level Real by José Blakeley, David Campbell, Jim Gray, S. Muralidhar, and Anil Nori
- An introduction to eliminating the impedance mismatch in applications and data services by raising the level of abstraction from the logical (relational) level to the conceptual (entity) level.