Blog: Entity Framework

"Cool" New Courses for Entity Framework

By Brian Ewoldt

We've joined forces with our Yeti instructor, Don Kiely, to create two new Entity Framework 6.1 courses for you.

This blog entry was originally posted January 28, 2015 by Brian Ewoldt

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Entity Framework's Entity Data Model

By Brian Ewoldt

Don Kiely recently presented an interesting webinar on the Entity Framework Data Model-complete with his sled dogs in the background supporting him all the way.

This blog entry was originally posted September 19, 2014 by Brian Ewoldt

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Entity Framework 6.1 Fundamentals

By Brian Ewoldt

New from our instructor in the land of the midnight sun are new courses covering the fundamentals of Entity Framework 6.1.

This blog entry was originally posted August 19, 2014 by Brian Ewoldt

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Introducing Windows Presentation Foundation - C# 2010

Excerpt by Robert Green and Ken Getz

Modern applications require a modern user interface.

This course excerpt was originally posted December 13, 2013 from the online courseware Developing Applications Using C# 2008/2010: Vol 1 by Robert Green and Ken Getz

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Domain Centric Modeling - Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Excerpt by Don Kiely

When the first version of Entity Framework came out, it included support for database-first design, which would reverse engineer an existing database and build a model for you.

This course excerpt was originally posted December 09, 2013 from the online courseware SQL 2012 Developer, Part 01 of 13: Views by Don Kiely

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Overview of the Entity Framework

By Martin Schaeferle

Suppose you are designing a database application from scratch.

This blog entry was originally posted November 18, 2013 by Martin Schaeferle

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ObjectContext's SavingChanges Event

By Martin Schaeferle

ObjectContext's SavingChanges event lets you validate or change data before Entity Framework sends it to the database.

This blog entry was originally posted September 28, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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It's Cleanup Time, Entity Data Model Style

By Martin Schaeferle

As good and useful as a model generated using database-first design can be-it is highly dependent on the quality of the underlying database design.

This blog entry was originally posted September 24, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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Updating Existing Entities

By Martin Schaeferle

Querying data is a useful benefit of using Entity Framework, but you'll often need to create, modify, and delete entity data as well.

This blog entry was originally posted September 19, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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Entity Data Model in the Raw

By Martin Schaeferle

The Entity Data Model designer in Visual Studio displays a graphical view only of the conceptual model, which Entity Framework uses to provide entity data objects to an application.

This blog entry was originally posted September 10, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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The Entity Data Model Designer

By Martin Schaeferle

Entity Framework's Entity Data Model is the key link between the entity data objects in your application and the backend data store where data resides.

This blog entry was originally posted September 07, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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The .NET Objects 411

By Martin Schaeferle

ADO.NET has long provided a variety of generic data objects you can use to access data in a variety of data stores.

This blog entry was originally posted September 04, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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Top-Down Design or Bottom-up Design, That is the Question

By Martin Schaeferle

When it comes to brand new data applications, there are two broad ways to approach building the application: design the object model first and the database later, or build the database first and the object model later.

This blog entry was originally posted August 30, 2012 by Martin Schaeferle

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