EF 4.2 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  The information in this post is out of date.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.   We recently posted about our plans to rationalize how we name, distribute and talk about releases. We heard a resounding ‘Yes’ from you so then we posted about our plans for… Read more

How We Talk about EF and its Future Versions

  The information in this post is out of date.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 EF team has been working to become more agile and get new features into your hands faster. Our first two releases shipped as part of the .NET Framework but, as… Read more

EF 4.2 Release Candidate Available

  The information in this post is out of date.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.   We recently posted about our plans to rationalize how we name, distribute and talk about releases. We heard a resounding ‘Yes’ from you so then we posted about our plans for… Read more

EF 4.2 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  The information in this post is out of date.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   This post will provide an introduction to Code First development and how it… Read more

EF 4.2 Model & Database 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  The information in this post is out of date.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 Model First see http://msdn.com/data/jj205424 For Database First see http://msdn.com/data/jj206878   This post will provide an introduction to Model First and Database First development with the DbContext API, using the Entity Data… Read more

Code First Migrations: Alpha 3 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  The information in this post is out of date.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. For Code First Migrations see http://msdn.com/data/jj591621   A couple of weeks ago we released Alpha 2 of Code First Migrations. Today we are happy to make Alpha 3 available to you. The… Read more

Code First Migrations: Alpha 3 ‘No-Magic’ 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  The information in this post is out of date.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 Migrations see http://msdn.com/data/jj591621   We have released the third preview of our migrations story for Code First development; Code First Migrations Alpha 3. This release includes a preview of… Read more

Code First Migrations: Alpha 3 ‘With-Magic’ Walkthrough (Automatic Migrations)

  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 Automatic Migrations see http://msdn.com/data/jj554735   We have released the third preview of our migrations story for Code First development; Code First Migrations Alpha 3. This release includes a preview of the… Read more

EF Code First Fluent API with VB.NET

  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 Fluent API with VB.NET see http://msdn.com/data/jj631642   Entity Framework Code First is a development methodology available beginning with the Entity Framework 4.1. When using Code First development you usually begin by… Read more

Code First Migrations: Alpha 2 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 Migrations see http://msdn.com/data/jj591621   We have released the second preview of our migrations story for Code First development; Code First Migrations Alpha 2. This release includes a preview of… Read more