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June, 2008

  • ADO.NET Blog

    Tutorial: Entity Data Source Control

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    Last month we announced the beta release of Service Pack 1 for Visual Studio 2008. This release includes the Entity Framework, including a wizard that can be used to generate a model and a graphical model designer. It also includes the EntityDataSourceControl...
  • ADO.NET Blog

    How to use a T4 template for View Generation

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    Background To set the stage for this article, do take a look at Exploring the Performance of the ADO.NET Entity Framework - Part 1 to learn more about pre-generating views and how they can reduce the startup time for applications that consume ADO.NET...
  • ADO.NET Blog

    Entity Framework Provider Updates

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    Greetings from TechEd! We've updated the ADO.NET Entity Framework Sample Provider for .NET 3.5 SP1 Beta and posted it at the MSDN Code Gallery site. You can download the sample provider here: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/EFSampleProvider ...
  • ADO.NET Blog

    EDM Tools | Options (Part 1 of 4)

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    Introduction The Entity Data Model (EDM) Tools team has done a lot of work to enable a productive developer experience using the Microsoft Entity Framework. Model generation, model validation, and code generation are all plugged into the Visual Studio...
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    EDM Tools | Options (Part 3 of 4)

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    Introduction In parts one and two of this four-part series, we discussed the file differences between EDMX & csdl, ssdl & msl files, and we looked at the model & code generation APIs available in the .Net Runtime. In Part three, we discuss...
  • ADO.NET Blog

    Entity Framework V2 - Transparency in the design process

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    Today marks the first day of engineering for the ADO.NET Entity Framework V2.0, and the team has been looking at various options to ensure that the design of Entity Framework V2 truly reflects the requirements of the day to day challenges that our developer...
  • ADO.NET Blog

    EDM Tools | Options (Part 2 of 4)

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    Introduction In part one of this series, we looked at our motivation for the series, and we discussed the file differences between EDMX & csdl, ssdl & msl files. In part two, we will discuss generating a model from a database, and generating...
  • ADO.NET Blog

    New sample provider demonstrates Oracle connectivity

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    As noted on Jaroslaw Kowalski's blog , we have released a new flavor of the ADO.NET Entity Framework sample provider. You can access the Oracle flavor of the sample provider on the Code Gallery site here . The new sample wraps System.Data.OracleClient...
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