Code First Migrations: Alpha 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  The information in this post is out of date.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. For Code First Migrations see http://msdn.com/data/jj591621   Six weeks back we released the first preview of Code First Migrations. This preview was called ‘Code First Migrations August 2011 CTP’. However, after some… Read more

EF 4.2 Beta 1 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  The information in this post is out of date.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

Next EF Release Plans

  The information in this post is out of date.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. The feedback we have heard so far is confirming that we are headed down the… Read more

EF Releases & Versioning – Call for Feedback

  The information in this post is out of date.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 toward being more agile and having a higher release frequency. We are also releasing more previews and making them available earlier in the release cycle… Read more

Code First Migrations: Your Feedback

  The information in this post is out of date.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 recently released the first preview of our migrations story for Code First development; Code First Migrations August 2011 CTP. We released this preview early… Read more

EF 4.1 Language Packs

  The information in this post is out of date.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.   A while back we announced the release of Entity Framework 4.1 (EF 4.1). Today we are making a series of language packs available that provide localized resources for EF 4.1. What’s… Read more

Announcing the Microsoft Entity Framework June 2011 CTP

  The information in this post is out of date.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. If you have previously installed this preview, please follow the uninstall instructions detailed below . We are excited to announce the availability of the Microsoft Entity Framework June 2011 CTP. This release… Read more

Walkthrough: Enums (June CTP)

  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 Enum Support in Code First see http://msdn.com/data/hh859576 For Enum Support in the EF Designer see http://msdn.com/data/jj248772   This post will provide an overview of working with enumerated types (“enums”) introduced in… Read more

EF Power Tools CTP1 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 EF Power Tools see http://msdn.com/data/jj593170   Last month we announced the RTW of Entity Framework 4.1 (Magic Unicorn Edition). As we worked on the EF 4.1 release we had a series… Read more

MVC + Code-First + Azure Part 2: Deployment

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. In the previous article, you learned how to create a basic MVC application using Code First. In the second and final section you will learn how to prepare and deploy your application to… Read more