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The long awaited Entity Framework Beta 2 and the accompanying Entity Framework Tools CTP have been released!
Beta 2 of the Entity Framework includes many great improvements and added features since the last release of the June CTP, including:
Along side the Entity Framework Beta 2, we are releasing the ADO.NET Entity Framework Tools Preview. The main purpose of this, the first release of the Entity Framework Tools (CTP1), is to get feedback from you.
Specifically in this release, we have focused on "database first" scenarios and worked hard on the core designer and mapping user experience. Here's a list of features in this release:
Entity Model Browser
Visual Studio Integration
The Entity Framework Beta 2 & Entity Framework Tools Docs can be found here.
And Samples for the Entity Framework Beta 2 can be found here.
Questions about the new release? Check out the ADO.NET Forums.
Elisa FlaskoProgram Manager, Data Programmability