Code Only – Further Enhancements

We’ve come a long way since the last post on Code-Only. So it’s high time for another update. We’ve been working really hard on Code-Only revving the design, and spotting missing capabilities and responding to feedback both internal and external etc.  The current plan still holds.  Code-Only will not be in .Net 4.0 with the…

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Extending the Entity Framework Provider Model to support DDL

As part of the first previews of Code-Only we shared some code to create a database: // Create a context using code-only using (var mycontext = builder.Create(dbConnection)) {     // Create the database if it doesn’t already exist     if (!myContext.DatabaseExists())         myContext.CreateDatabase();     // Standard EF code goes here. } But in the first…

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Transparent Caching Support in the Entity Framework

The Entity Framework’s provider model makes it possible for it to work over different database’s. The idea being that someone, either the database vendor or a third party, can write a provider that allows the Entity Framework to work with that database. The Entity Framework asks the provider to convert queries and update operations from a…

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