Visual Studio 2012 RC Deployment Documentation Published

Visual Studio 2012 RC introduced a number of enhancements to deployment functionality: Visual Studio now stores publish profiles in XML files, making it easier to share and customize profiles. The publish profile specifies the build configuration to be deployed. The publish profile specifies database deployment settings The publish profile stores credentials for publishing separately from…


Deployment in Visual Studio 2012 RC Using Entity Framework Code First Migrations

In the Entity Framework version 4.3, Microsoft introduced Code First Migrations. Code First Migrations automates the process of making incremental changes to a data model and propagating those changes to the database. In earlier versions of Code First, you typically let the Entity Framework drop and re-create the database each time you changed the data…