Announcing EF 6.2 beta 1

Earlier this month, we announced a preview of Entity Framework Core 2.0, the lightweight, extensible and cross-platform version of EF for .NET Core and .NET Framework. Today we are making the 6.2 beta 1 version of the Entity Framework runtime and the corresponding Visual Studio tooling available. EF 6.2 is a new iteration of Microsoft’s… Read more

Announcing EF Core 2.0 Preview 1

This week we made Entity Framework Core 2.0 Preview 1 available. Entity Framework Core (EF Core) is a lightweight, extensible, and cross-platform version of Entity Framework. EF Core follows the same release cycle as .NET Core but can be used in multiple .NET platforms, including .NET Core 2.0 and .NET Framework 4.6 or newer. Installing… Read more

December 2016 Update for .NET Core 1.0

Today, we are releasing a new set of reliability and quality updates for .NET Core 1.0. This month’s update is our second Long Term Support (LTS) update and includes updated versions of multiple packages in .NET Core, ASP.NET Core and Entity Framework Core. We recommend everyone on the 1.0.* LTS track move to this update immediately…. Read more

The week in .NET – Cosmos on On.NET, GongSolutions.WPF.DragDrop, Transistor

To read last week’s post, see The week in .NET – .NET Core, ASP.NET Core, EF Core 1.1 – Docker – Xenko. On .NET Last week, Chad Z. Hower, a.k.a. Kudzu was on the show to talk about Cosmos, a C# open source managed operating system: This week, we’ll speak with Xavier Decoster and Maarten… Read more

Announcing Entity Framework Core 1.1

Entity Framework Core (EF Core) is a lightweight, extensible, and cross-platform version of Entity Framework. Today we are making Entity Framework Core 1.1 available. EF Core follows the same release cycle as .NET Core. Continuous improvements every 2 months and new features released every 6 months. This is the first feature release since 1.0. Be… Read more

The week in .NET – .NET, ASP.NET, EF Core 1.1 Preview 1 – On .NET on EF Core 1.1 – Changelog – FluentValidation – Reverse: Time Collapse

To read last week’s post, see The week in .NET – Bond – The Gallery. Preview 1 of .NET Core 1.1, ASP.NET Core 1.1, and EF Core 1.1 announced Preview 1 versions of .NET Core 1.1, ASP.NET Core 1.1, and Entity Framework Core 1.1 were released today. Check out the blog posts to discover the… Read more

Announcing Entity Framework Core 1.1 Preview 1

Entity Framework Core (EF Core) is a lightweight, extensible, and cross-platform version of Entity Framework. Today we are making Entity Framework Core 1.1 Preview 1 available. Upgrading to 1.1 Preview 1 If you are using one of the database providers shipped by the EF Team (SQL Server, SQLite, and InMemory), then just upgrade your provider… Read more

Implementing Seeding, Custom Conventions and Interceptors in EF Core 1.0

This post was written by Alina Popa, a software engineer on the .NET team. Updated 10/5/2016: This post has been updated to use improved Entity Framework Core techniques which don’t rely on internal APIs. Implementing Seeding, Custom Conventions and Interceptors in EF Core 1.0 Introduction Entity Framework Core (EF Core) is a lightweight and extensible… Read more

Entity Framework Core 1.1 Plans

Now that Entity Framework Core (EF Core) 1.0 is released, our team is beginning work on bug fixes and new features for the 1.1 release. Keep in mind that it’s early days for this release, we’re sharing our plans in order to be open, but there is a high chance things will evolve as we… Read more

Announcing Entity Framework Core 1.0

Entity Framework Core (EF Core) is a lightweight, extensible, and cross-platform version of Entity Framework. Today we are making Entity Framework Core 1.0.0 available. This coincides with the release of .NET Core and ASP.NET Core. Upgrading from RC2 to RTM If you are upgrading an application from RC2 to RTM, be sure to read our Upgrading… Read more