Sample Entity Framework Provider for Oracle now Available

This new sample builds on top of System.Data.OracleClient and showcases some techniques a provider writer targeting databases different from SQL Server can use. The code is not meant for production, just a sample directed to provider writers. It has also a few limitations related both to SP1 beta bits and with types not supported in…

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Entity Framework Sample Provider Updated for SP1 Beta

Just to get the news out: The updated version of the Entity Framework Sample Provider that is compatible with .NET 3.5 SP1 Beta is now available in our Code Gallery page. From the description: The Sample Provider wraps System.Data.SqlClient and demonstrates the new functionality an ADO.NET Provider needs to implement in order to support the…

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A different kind of sample

Samir, a developer in the Data Programmability Team started blogging today. He also published a sample application with a unique feature: It can switch between Entity Framework and LINQ to SQL for persistence. He actually uses a Strategy Pattern (my beloved one) to isolate the business logic from the persistence concern. He describes how it…

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