You want to start using Entity Framework 4.0, but you're a little overwhelmed by all the new terms and concepts. Want to get started right away? You've come to the right place.
Entity Framework is Microsoft's core data access technology. It represents a completely new way to build data-driven applications. Here in this book you'll find well over a hundred recipes that help you get started with Entity Framework and solve problems without having to wade through chapter after chapter of terminology and theory.
Want to create your first model? We've got recipes for that Want to model Table per Type inheritance? We've got recipes for that Want to use Entity Framework with Windows Communication Foundation? We've got recipes for that! If you have a problem, we have a short, to-the-point recipe that will give you the solution and a clear explanation of how it works.
This book assumes just a basic knowledge of databases and .NET development You don't need to be an expert developer or database administrator to use these recipes. Each recipe provides a clear statement of the problem it solves. That way, you can quickly scan for your problem and get right to the solution. We give you step-by-step directions and provide a complete working example in each recipe. The recipes are completely independent so you never have to flip around trying to tie together a complete concept
Entity Framework is Microsoft's key data-enabling technology for now and for years to come. With Microsoft's Entity Framework, Visual Studio 2010, .NET 4.0, and this book, you're all set to develop some incredibly powerful applications using the latest technologies and practices on the planet. We hope you enjoy the book. Larry Tenny and Zeeshan Hirani
- Computers + Internet
- Programming Languages / General
- May 15, 2010
- May 15, 2010
- Larry Tenny, Zeeshan Hirani