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January, 2008

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    ADO.NET performance improvements with the .NET Framework 2.0 SP1

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    With the release of Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 2.0 SP1, there are some bug fixes and improvements in ADO.NET (A list of the general fixes is at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/945757 ) We worked with the CLR team to get improvements...
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    How to Extract CSDL from EDMX

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    The ADO.NET Entity Designer stores all its information in the EDMX file which merely encapsulates the EF metadata artifacts (CSDL/MSL/SSDL content) along with a bunch of designer data in a single file. I’ve described the structure of the EDMX file in...
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    How does the ADO.NET Entity Designer generate code?

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    I’ve had this article pending for a while; numerous folks wanted more information on this topic and I finally got some this weekend and wrote it up for your reading pleasure. The ADO.NET Entity Designer stores all its information in the EDMX file which...
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    SampleEdmxCodeGenerator sources

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    As a follow up to my previous article on Customizing Code Generation in the ADO.NET Entity Designer , here are the sources and instructions for SampleEdmxCodeGenerator. SampleEdmxCodeGenerator is not intended for production use; instead, it demonstrates...
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    Customizing Code Generation in the ADO.NET Entity Designer

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    In previous posts, I’ve described CSDL annotations , how to extract CSDL from EDMX and introduced you to how the ADO.NET Entity Designer generates code . In this post, I’ll delve into replacing the EntityModelCodeGenerator with a SingleFileGenerator...
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    Annotations in CSDL

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    The CSDL schema supports (what we internally call) annotations . Basically, annotations are XML attributes from a custom XML namespace that are part of your EntityType’s definition. Here’s an example of an EntityType in CSDL with annotations. Notice...
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    Programming LINQ and the ADO.NET Entity Framework Webcast

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    Check out our upcoming webcast by Mike Pizzo on LINQ and the Entity Framework. Programming LINQ and the ADO.NET Entity Framework Summary: Language Integrated Query (LINQ) introduces an exciting new way fo applications to build strongly typed queries...
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    Happy New Year!

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