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Entity Framework 6.1, Part 3 of 6: Querying and Updating
with expert Don Kiely
We’ll start this course by looking at LINQ to Entities, which lets you write SQL-like statements against entity objects using syntax built into C# and Visual Basic. Although you’re likely to use LINQ for every day application development with Entity Framework, you can also use Entity SQL, which is a powerful SQL-like querying language built into Entity Framework. Then, we’ll take a brief look at querying using the EntityClient API, which is a low-level option that lets you access raw data streams but requires you to materialize your own objects to receive the results. Next you’ll learn how to update existing entities, insert new entities, and delete entities, as well as get object state information.
Advanced | 2h 33m | September 22, 2014Course Outline
Don Kiely is a featured instructor on many of our SQL Server and Visual Studio courses. He is a nationally recognized author, instructor, and consultant specializing in Microsoft technologies. Don has many years of teaching experience, is the author or co-author of several programming books, and has spoken at many industry conferences and user groups. In addition, Don is a consultant for a variety of companies that develop distributed applications for public and private organizations.