EF Feature CTP5: Validation

The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. Validation is a new feature introduced in Entity Framework Feature Community Technology Preview 5 (CTP5) which enables to automatically validate entities before trying to save them to the database as well as to… Read more

Code First Mapping Changes in CTP5

The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. For Code First to a New Database see http://msdn.com/data/jj193542 For Code First to an Existing Database see http://msdn.com/data/jj200620 Code First allows you to map your .NET objects to a database schema. This blog… Read more

EF Feature CTP5 Released!

  The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF.   The latest Entity Framework Feature Community Technology Preview (CTP5) is now available for download. This CTP includes updates to the Code First feature and the simplified API surface (DbContext). Getting Started… Read more

EF Feature CTP5: Code First Walkthrough

  The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. For Code First to a New Database see http://msdn.com/data/jj193542 For Code First to an Existing Database see http://msdn.com/data/jj200620   We have released Entity Framework Feature Community Technology Preview 5 (CTP5) . Feature… Read more

EF Feature CTP5: Fluent API Samples

  The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. For Mapping with the Fluent API see http://msdn.com/data/jj591617 For Configuring Relationships with the Fluent API see http://msdn.com/data/jj591620   We have released Entity Framework Feature Community Technology Preview 5 (CTP5) . Feature CTP5… Read more

EF Feature CTP5: Model & Database First with DbContext

  The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. For Model First see http://msdn.com/data/jj205424 For Database First see http://msdn.com/data/jj206878   We have released Entity Framework Feature Community Technology Preview 5 (CTP5) . Feature CTP5 contains a preview of new features that… Read more

Connecting to SQL Azure using Entity Framework

The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. For using EF with SQL Azure see http://msdn.com/data/jj556244 The Entity Framework provides a very powerful way to access data stored in the cloud, particularly in SQL Azure.  Over the past month the SQL… Read more

Updated FAQ for EF4

The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. Every week we see a ton of great questions posted on the EF Forums, the best of which we’ve noted and tried to cover in the new EF FAQ.  This site is based… Read more

EF & OData @ SQL PASS and TechEd Europe!

Next week there’s two exciting conferences happening – SQL PASS and TechEd Europe, and the EF and OData teams will be at both!  Check out the session lineup below, and if you’re there please swing by the booth and say hello.   SQL PASS Introduction to the Entity Framework Rowan Miller   Entity Framework for… Read more

Entity Framework and OData @PDC10!

Both the Entity Framework and OData teams will be at PDC this week, with several great talks planned – and the best part is they’re being streamed live over the web!      Code First Development with Entity Framework Thursday October 28th, 2:00 – 3:00pm (PST) http://player.microsoftpdc.com/Session/68cfa011-c399-4151-ad9f-748d8723a19d   Creating Custom OData Services: Inside Some of… Read more