Primer to EntityConnectionStringBuilder

Following the spirit of Primer to ConnectionStringBuilder from ADO.NET 2.0, let’s see how the pattern has evolved in Entity Framework.   Building an Entity Connection String from Scratch What’s important to keep in mind before we dive into code samples, is that an entity connection string consists of two separate connection strings – one for…

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Why Should I Use Entity Framework?

If your app is small enough, i.e. you write your own database schema (for SQL Server) and you write the only app over that schema, you don’t really need Entity Framework. In that case, you may consider LINQ to SQL.   Now let’s think big. Let’s say you are an app/service vendor but your are not…

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