The Entity Framework is a hot topic, but how do you know when to use EntityClient, Object Services, Entity SQL, or LINQ? Find out here.
MSDN Magazine May 2008
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Julie Lerman shows database administrators how to limit access to databases from the Entity Framework by allowing it to work only with views and stored procedures instead of tables-without impacting application code or alienating developers.
MSDN Magazine August 2010
Here we build a solution that fits the Entity Framework into an n-tier architecture that uses WCF and WPF and the MVP pattern.
MSDN Magazine July 2008
The new Entity Framework in ADO.NET will let you manipulate data using an object model. John Papa explains.
MSDN Magazine July 2007
With the code first feature in Entity Framework, there is no visual data model and no XML describing that model. You simply create the classes for your application domain and go. We'll show you this and several other nifty new features in the latest EF CTP.
MSDN Magazine October 2010
Your app may function as expected when you switch to using a cloud database, but profiling and tuning queries to account for the varying effects of network latency can help you boost overall performance.
MSDN Magazine November 2010
The Entity Framework now includes more ways than ever to create a conceptual model, starting first with just your code, a model created with the visual designer, or a legacy database. We help you choose which one's right for you.
MSDN Magazine May 2011
The entlib 5 sugest me to use with data accessors for mapping data from database to my data objects (ORM).
But in .NET 3.5 and especially in .NET 4, I can use in entity framework as ORM methodology for data objects.
What data accessors uses advantages over the entity framework?
What differences that should be affect on my using decisions?
Elisa Flasko takes you through a sample weblog application to demonstrate how new improvements in Entity Framework and WCF Data Services work together to simplify the way data is modeled, consumed and produced in Visual Studio 2010.
MSDN Magazine April 2010
Building a data access layer using LINQ to SQL and the ADO.NET Entity Framework allows you to decouple your application from the persistence technology you're using.
MSDN Magazine December 2008
Here the author answers questions regarding the Entity Framework and provides an understanding of how and why it was developed.
With the Entity Framework, developers are given more flexibility by being able to design around a conceptual model rather than a relational data model. To get started, you need to know how to design an Entity Data Model. John Papa walks you through that process.
MSDN Magazine February 2008
MSDN Magazine September 2003
I'm working on EF DynamicData project (for .NET 3.5) and I didn't manage to find any code or examples for filters like in Dynamic Data Filtering (http://dynamicdatafiltering.codeplex.com/) or Dynamic Data Futures that support Entity Framework (the versions are for Linq2SQL only).
The primary functionality that i want implement is having dynamic textboxes for searching datagrid based on the filterAttribute. Can You help me with an idea or some guideliness how to implement it or make modifications on something existing?
I'm using Dynamic Data and have created a custom List.aspx page. I simply want to populate the grid with a stored procedure. I've seen some posts about doing this with a LinqDataSource but not an EntityDataSource. Does someone have an example or a different way of doing this? Thanks.