Entity Framework and Data Services in one slide – a work in progress

I wanted a high level diagram which allowed me to talk about how the technologies worked together, worked apart, cover off areas such as multiple SSDLs, multiple EDMs etc. Very much work in progress and the build helps – but comments welcome and appreciated.


ADO.NET Entity Framework and large databases – fine with 400 tables/views?

I keep talking about Entity Framework and I keep getting asked about large databases. I have a stock answer based on work by an early adopter and some other stuff – but I kept meaning to try this out myself. I was about to give it a whirl when I decided to do a quick…


Links for QBS Event Wed 24th September

  Apologies to those who attended last week. I did promise to put up a blog post with all my links. Hopefully you got most of them from my previous blogs on a similar event we held on the 17th and from a related session I did a ReMix UK. The missing link is this…


Links for Remix session on Entity Framework, 19th Sept

All of the links I showed are included in a session I did last week for QBS except the following: Dynamic Data Entity Framework Workaround – this allows ADO.NET Entity Framework to better work with ASP.NET Dynamic Data ADO.NET Entity Framework Extensions – this allows ADO.NET Entity Framework to better work with stored procedures Entity…


Links for QBS Event Wed 17th Sept

As promised, the links from my session today on the new data stuff on 3.5 and 3.5 SP1. Thanks for listening. General ADO.NET Team Blog http://blogs.msdn.com/adonet Mike in our team http://www.miketaulty.com ( search Entity or LINQ ) Data Platform Developer Centre http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-gb/data/default.aspx Datasets http://blogs.msdn.com/bethmassi/archive/2008/04/12/linq-to-sql-n-tier-smart-client.aspx  LINQ LINQPad http://www.linqpad.net/ ADO.NET Entity Framework EF Dev Manager http://blogs.msdn.com/dsimmons FAQ…


RemixUK next week – I have a session on ASP.NET and the Entity Framework

Mike who owns the dev track at Remix has unfortunately lost a speaker and I have offered to help – and to my surprise he said yes. The slight challenge being that I am very light on Silverlight and whilst I was once quite heavily into ASP.NET (back in the 1.0 days) I haven’t done…


Leeds Events in Nov and Dec – SQL Server Data Services, Entity Framework and more

Just had confirmation that we have added two more MSDN half day events for November and December. Hope to see you there. Nov 19th http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032387211&Culture=en-GB  Dec 3rd http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032387846&Culture=en-GB 


LINQ Overview concept map #2

Just started the day with a swift play with my original concept map.


Entity Framework v2.0 development underway (and very open!)

The ADO.NET Entity Framework is very strategic to Microsoft – but a) it is a V1.0 technology (although we have been dabbling for some time – remember ObjectSpaces in 2004) and b) it hasn’t actually shipped yet. BUT… the good news is V1.0 is pretty much done which has allowed V2.0 development to start at…