Entity Framework is now the focus of Microsoft's data access strategy. This work targets corporate developers who are using Visual Studio and Entity Framework to develop their own applications.
Programming Entity Framework, 2/e walks the reader through their first introduction to Entity Framework and the Entity Data Model, then builds on this knowledge bit by bit throughout the book as the gains a deep understanding of the technology while learning various application patterns for leveraging this framework. Entity Framework is now the focus of Microsoft's data access strategy. This goes far beyond .NET developers and is being embedded into many of their new technologies e.g., SQL Server 2010, BizTalk, Oslo, Azure, Astoria etc. This book will not cover all of those technologies, but will target the corporate developer who is using Visual Studio and Entity Framework to develop their own applications. The book is designed to give readers a thorough understanding of Entity Framework, from detailed foundations to various application patterns. It will cover: Entity Data Model; Entity Framework APIs; Building Apps with Entity Framework; Using the new features in EF4 5; and, Using the new features in the Feature Pack.
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