Your hands-on guide to Entity Framework fundamentals
Expand your expertise—and teach yourself the fundamentals of the Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework 5. If you have previous programming experience but are new to the Entity Framework, this tutorial delivers the step-by-step guidance and coding exercises you need to master core topics and techniques.
Discover how to:
•Access data in a managed way—using minimal code
•Apply three workflows supported by the Entity Framework
•Perform essential tasks with full automation in place
•Manipulate data with both LINQ and Entity SQL
•Create examples that rely on Table-Valued Functions
•Determine the remedies for Entity-specific exceptions
•Explore the use of optimistic and pessimistic concurrency
•Define mappings between your applications and data sources
John Paul Mueller is a technical editor and freelance author who has written on topics ranging from database management to heads-down programming, from networking to artificial intelligence. He is the author of Start Here!™ Learn Microsoft Visual C#® 2010.