EF7 Beta 8 Available

Today we are making Entity Framework 7 Beta 8 available. EF7 will be the next major release of Entity Framework and is currently in pre-release.   EF7 may not be for you… yet EF7 introduces some significant changes and improvements over EF6.x and therefore the pre-release phase of EF7 is much longer than other recent… Read more

EF7 Beta 6 Available

Today we are making Entity Framework 7 Beta 6 available. EF7 will be the next major release of Entity Framework and it is currently in pre-release. Still very much a preview EF7 introduces some significant changes and improvements over EF6.x and therefore the pre-release phase of EF7 is much longer than other recent releases. If… Read more

Entity Framework and Visual Studio 2015 RC

Today Soma announced the Release Candidate of Visual Studio 2015. Our team is concurrently working on EF6.x and EF7 versions of our product and both of them make an appearance in this release.   Entity Framework 6.1.3 EF6.1.3 is the latest stable version of Entity Framework and is the recommended version for production applications. EF6.1.3… Read more

EF6.1.2 Beta 2 Available

Today we are making Beta 2 of the EF6.1.2 release available. This patch release contains bug fixes and some contributions from our community.   When will EF6.1.2 RTM? We were originally planning to go straight to RTM from Beta 1. However, we ended up taking a number of important bug fixes after Beta 1 shipped… Read more

Visual Studio 2015 Preview and Entity Framework

Today we are pleased to announce the availability of Visual Studio 2015 Preview. You can download it and read more about the release on the Visual Studio team blog. This post details the places that Entity Framework is included in Visual Studio 2015 Preview. Our team is concurrently working on two versions of Entity Framework,… Read more

EF6.1.2 Beta 1 Available

Today we are making Beta 1 of the EF6.1.2 release available. This patch release contains bug fixes and some contributions from our community.   What’s in Beta 1? EF6.1.2 is mostly about bug fixes, you can see a list of the fixes included in EF6.1.2 on our CodePlex site. We also accepted a couple of… Read more

Visual Studio “14” CTP 3 and Entity Framework

Today we’re providing a third CTP of the next version of Visual Studio, to gather your early feedback. For more information on this release, see Visual Studio “14” CTPs and the Visual Studio Blog. This post covers the places that Entity Framework is included in the release and some limitations to be aware of when… Read more

VS2013 Update 3 and Entity Framework

Today we are releasing Visual Studio 2013 Update 3. You can read the release announcements by Soma and Brian Harry. This update includes the Entity Framework 6.1.1 (EF6.1.1) runtime and tooling. EF6.1.1 was previously released out-of-band about 6 weeks ago, so you may have already installed the update to Entity Framework. If not, it will… Read more

Visual Studio “14” CTP 2 and Entity Framework

Today we’re providing a second CTP of the next version of Visual Studio, to gather your early feedback. For more information on this release, see Visual Studio “14” CTPs. This post covers the places that Entity Framework is included in the release and some limitations to be aware of when using it. The EF related… Read more