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Entity Framework 6.1, Part 6 of 6: Code-First Dev
with expert Don Kiely
This course will start by covering how code-first works by default, which will probably work for most applications early in their development cycle. But when you’re ready to deploy the application to a production server, or need more flexibility in how Entity Framework creates a database. You’ll see how to create a code-first model and create a database from it, and see an application that makes use of it to maintain data in the database. You’ll also learn how to customize the database using both data annotations and the DBModelBuilder API, which lets you write code instead of use data annotations. Last you’ll see how code migrations is a newer feature of code first that goes beyond just deleting and recreating the database when the model changes.
Advanced | 3h 23m | February 02, 2015Course 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.