Tip 53 – How to debug EF POCO mapping issues

If you are trying to use POCO classes in EF 4.0, it is relatively easy to run into problems with the mapping from your model to your CLR classes. If you get any nasty problems here, the best way to get to the bottom of things is to try to explicitly load the metadata for…

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Self-Tracking Entities

Some of the feedback we got on the EF design blog about our early N-Tier plans, highlighted that lots of people just want the whole “tier thing” to just work out of the box. Fortunately now that we have adopted T4 to generate our entities we have lots of options, in fact in the latest design…

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