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  • Blog Post: How We Talk about EF and its Future Versions

      The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF.   The EF team has been working to become more agile and get new features into your hands faster. Our first two releases shipped as part of the .NET Framework...
  • Blog Post: Generated SQL Improvements for TPT Queries (June CTP)

      The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF.   Last year we wrote about some performance considerations when using TPT inheritance in the Entity Framework .  We are pleased to announce that with the...
  • Blog Post: Announcing the Microsoft Entity Framework June 2011 CTP

      The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. If you have previously installed this preview, please follow the uninstall instructions detailed below . We are excited to announce the availability of the Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Walkthrough: Enums (June CTP)

      The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. For Enum Support in Code First see http://msdn.com/data/hh859576 For Enum Support in the EF Designer see http://msdn.com/data/jj248772   This post will provide...
  • Blog Post: Walkthrough: Spatial (June CTP)

      The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. For Spatial Support in Code First see http://msdn.com/data/hh859721 For Spatial Support in the EF Designer see http://msdn.com/data/jj250903   Spatial data is...
  • Blog Post: Walkthrough: Table-Valued Functions (June CTP)

      The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. For Table-Valued Functions see http://msdn.com/data/hh859577   Microsoft Entity Framework June 2011 CTP is bringing support for Table-Valued Functions. TVFs are...
  • Blog Post: Walkthrough: Multiple Result Sets from Stored Procedure (June CTP)

    The information in this post has been removed as it is out of date. For Multiple Result Sets see http://msdn.com/data/jj691402 . Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF.
  • Blog Post: New Whitepaper: T4 Templates and the Entity Framework

      The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF.   Recently we published a new whitepaper to MSDN written by Scott Allen that explains what T4 is and how the Entity Framework uses it for code generation. ...
  • Blog Post: Writing an EF-enabled ADO.NET Provider - Part 2

      The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. Part 2: Provider Manifest This article outlines how to write the provider manifest for our Entity Framework Provider. We will walk through the different components...
  • Blog Post: Data Access Guidance

    When considering how your application will connect to a data source, there’s a variety of technologies, patterns, and architectures to consider. Recently we published a “ Summary of Data Access Guidance ” on the MSDN Data Developer Center. If you want to drill deeper into the material...
  • Blog Post: EF Caching with Jarek Kowalski's Provider

    The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. Jarek Kowalski built a great caching and tracing toolkit that makes it easy to add these two features onto the Entity Framework. His code sample plugs in as...
  • Blog Post: Performance Impact of Server-side Generated GUIDs in EF

    The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. For Performance Considerations see http://msdn.com/data/hh949853 Background EF4 supports the use of server-generated GUIDs, which has been a popular request...
  • Blog Post: Entity Designer Database Generation Power Pack

    The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. The "Entity Designer Database Generation Power Pack" is a downloadable addition to Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 which includes some new database generation technologies...
  • Blog Post: Sneak Preview: Model Defined Functions

    The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. Model Defined Functions is a new feature coming in .NET 4.0. They are similar to SqlServer Table Value Functions because they are composable, so you can layer...
  • Blog Post: Sneak Preview: Model First in the Entity Framework 4.0

    The information in this post is out of date. Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. An exciting new Entity Framework Designer feature in Visual Studio 2010 is the ability to generate DDL that will create a database that can store your entity...
  • Blog Post: Update Model – a Question of Identity – Part 2 of 3

    This article is Part 2 of 3 – please see http://blogs.msdn.com/adonet/archive/2008/07/21/update-model-a-question-of-identity-part-1-of-3.aspx for Part 1. In the last article I explained the principle that the C-side updates would be non-destructive. The “Update Model” code needs to decide when...
  • Blog Post: Update Model – a Question of Identity – Part 1 of 3

    I propose to explain the reason behind some of the oddities of the “Update Model from Database” functionality and hopefully answer some common questions that come up about it. Before I get started let me note that this will be a fairly technical post split into three parts (I’ll post links to the...
  • Blog Post: EDM Tools | Options (Part 3 of 4)

    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 validation of EDM models, and we look at view...
  • Blog Post: EDM Tools | Options (Part 1 of 4)

    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 (VS) environment for a seamless user experience...
  • Blog Post: How to use a T4 template for View Generation

    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 Entity Data Models. A while back, Jaroslaw Kowalski...
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