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EntityCodeGenerator Class

Generates object layer source code from conceptual schema definition language (CSDL).

System.Object
  System.Data.Entity.Design.EntityCodeGenerator

Namespace:  System.Data.Entity.Design
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity.Design (in System.Data.Entity.Design.dll)

public class EntityCodeGenerator

The EntityCodeGenerator type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodEntityCodeGeneratorInitializes a new instance of the EntityCodeGenerator class with the specified LanguageOption.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyEdmToObjectNamespaceMapGets an EdmToObjectNamespaceMap that contains the conceptual schema definition language (CSDL) to code namespace mappings.
Public propertyLanguageOptionGets or sets a LanguageOption value that indicates the language of the generated code.
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGenerateCode(String, String)Creates a source code file that contains the object layer code generated from the specified conceptual schema definition language (CSDL) file.
Public methodGenerateCode(XmlReader, TextWriter)Generates object layer code using the conceptual schema definition language (CSDL) specified in the XmlReader object, and outputs the generated code to a TextWriter.
Public methodGenerateCode(String, String, IEnumerable<String>)Creates a source code file that contains object layer code generated from the specified conceptual schema definition language (CSDL) file. The list of schema file paths is used to resolve any references contained in the CSDL file.
Public methodGenerateCode(XmlReader, TextWriter, IEnumerable<XmlReader>)Generates object layer code based on the conceptual schema definition language (CSDL) specified in the XmlReader object, then outputs the generated code to a TextWriter. An IList of XmlReader objects is used to resolve any references that are contained in the CSDL.
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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This class uses a pre-compiled text template to generate code. This class replaces the EntityClassGenerator class as the default object layer code generator used by the ADO.NET Entity Data Model Designer (Entity Designer).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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