LINQ to SQL to Entity Framework conversion template

Many customers have asked us how to port a LINQ to SQL application to the Entity Framework. In order to make this process easier, we have developed a metadata conversion template. This template converts LINQ to SQL metadata (.dbml) to metadata compatible with Entity Framework (.edmx). While not a complete solution to the conversion problem,…

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Self-Tracking Entities in the Entity Framework

Background One of the biggest pieces of feedback we received from the N-Tier Improvements for Entity Framework post as well as other sources was: “low level APIs are great, but where is the end-to-end architecture for N-tier and the Entity Framework?”.   This post outlines some of the additional feedback we’ve received and describes the…

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