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  • ADO.NET Blog

    EF7 - Priorities, Focus, and Initial Release

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    We all know, you don’t get to write software in a vacuum. Aside from the technical task we are trying to achieve there are things such as dependencies, stakeholders, release dates, etc. that impact the order and priority of tasks we do. In this post we...
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    EF6.1.2 Beta 2 Available

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    Today we are making Beta 2 of the EF6.1.2 release available. This patch release contains bug fixes and some contributions from our community.   When will EF6.1.2 RTM? We were originally planning to go straight to RTM from Beta 1. However, we ended...
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    Visual Studio 2015 Preview and Entity Framework

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    Today we are pleased to announce the availability of Visual Studio 2015 Preview. You can download it and read more about the release on the Visual Studio team blog . This post details the places that Entity Framework is included in Visual Studio 2015...
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    EF7 – v1 or v7?

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    A while ago we blogged about EF7 targeting new platforms and new data stores . In that post we shared that our EF6.x code base wasn’t setup to achieve what we wanted to in EF7, and that EF7 would be a “lightweight and extensible version of...
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    EF7 - What Does “Code First Only” Really Mean

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    A while back we blogged about our plans to make EF7 a lightweight and extensible version of EF that enables new platforms and new data stores. We also talked about our EF7 plans in the Entity Framework session at TechEd North America . Prior to EF7 there...
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    EF6.1.2 Beta 1 Available

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    Today we are making Beta 1 of the EF6.1.2 release available. This patch release contains bug fixes and some contributions from our community.   What’s in Beta 1? EF6.1.2 is mostly about bug fixes, you can see a list of the fixes included in EF6.1...
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    Visual Studio “14” CTP 3 and Entity Framework

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    Today we’re providing a third CTP of the next version of Visual Studio, to gather your early feedback. For more information on this release, see Visual Studio “14” CTPs and the Visual Studio Blog . This post covers the places that Entity Framework is...
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    VS2013 Update 3 and Entity Framework

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    Today we are releasing Visual Studio 2013 Update 3. You can read the release announcements by Soma and Brian Harry . This update includes the Entity Framework 6.1.1 (EF6.1.1) runtime and tooling. EF6.1.1 was previously released out-of-band about 6 weeks...
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    Visual Studio “14” CTP 2 and Entity Framework

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    Today we’re providing a second CTP of the next version of Visual Studio, to gather your early feedback. For more information on this release, see Visual Studio “14” CTPs . This post covers the places that Entity Framework is included in the release and...
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    EF 6.1.1 RTM Available

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    Today we are pleased to announce the availability of EF6.1.1. This patch release includes a number of high priority bug fixes and some contributions from our community. What’s in EF6.1.1? You can see a list of the fixes/changes included...
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    Visual Studio 14 CTP and Entity Framework

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    Visual Studio 14 CTP was made available today, see the announcement post on the Visual Studio blog for more details. This post covers the places that Entity Framework is included in the release and some limitations to be aware of when using it.  ...
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    EF 6.1.1 Beta 1 Available

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    Today we are pleased to announce the availability of EF6.1.1 Beta 1. This patch release includes a number of high priority bug fixes and some contributions from our community.   What’s in Beta 1? You can see a list of the fixes/changes included in...
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    EF7 - New Platforms, New Data Stores

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    At TechEd North America we were excited to announce our plans for EF7, and even demo some very early features. This post will cover the announcements we made during the session. You can also watch the recorded session from TechEd (the EF7 content starts...
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    EF6.1.0 RTM Available

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    Since the release of EF6 our team has been working on the EF6.1 release. This is our next release that includes new features.   What’s in EF6.1 EF6.1 adds the following new features: Tooling consolidation provides a consistent way to create a new...
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    Migrations Screencast Series

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    We recently published a three part series on using Entity Framework Code First Migrations. The short series is designed to help you use migrations in the ‘real world’ where you often work in a development team and/or have to write applications that interact...
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    Preview of Dynamic Data Provider and EntityDataSource Control for EF6

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    This post was originally posted on the .NET Web Development and Tools Blog . We are pleased to announce an update to ASP.NET DynamicData and EntityDataSource control, so that they work with Entity Framework 6.   What’s in this preview DynamicData...
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    EF 6.1.0 Beta 1 Available

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    Since the release of EF6 our team has started working on the EF6.1 release. This is our next release that will include new features.   What’s in Beta 1? Entity Framework 6.1 is a minor update to Entity Framework 6 and includes a number of bug fixes...
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    EF 6.1 Alpha 1 Available

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    Since the release of EF6 a couple of months ago our team has started working on the EF6.1 release. This is our next release that will include new features.   What’s in Alpha 1 It’s still early days in the 6.1 release, so there aren’t many new features...
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    EF6.0.2 RTM Available

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    We recently shared our plans to produce a 6.0.2 patch release to address some performance issues (and other bugs) in the 6.0.0 and 6.0.1 releases. Today we are making the 6.0.2 release available.   Getting EF6.0.2 The runtime is available on NuGet...
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    Microsoft.SqlServer.Types NuGet Package (Spatial on Azure)

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    Any application that uses Entity Framework’s spatial data type support to target SQL Server requires the ‘CLR Types for SQL Server’ to be available on the machine the application runs on. This also applies to applications that use SQL Server spatial data...
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    EF6.0.2 Beta 1 Available on NuGet

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    We recently shared our plans to produce a 6.0.2 patch release to address some performance issues (and other bugs) in the 6.0.0 and 6.0.1 releases. Today we are making Beta 1 of the 6.0.2 release available. Why the beta? We were originally planning...
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    EF6.0.2 Nightly Builds Available

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    We recently blogged about our plans to publish a 6.0.2 patch release to address some issues in the 6.0.0 and 6.0.1 releases. The changes in this release will improve performance and fix some bugs introduced in the EF6 release.   Try out the nightly...
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    EF Tools Open Source

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    EF & Open Source As we began the EF6 release we moved to an open source development model, you can read more about this in our open source announcement post . The move to open source proved very beneficial for the EF6 release. We got a lot of great...
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    EF6 Performance Issues

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    What are the issues? The most common issue being encountered is a significantly slower startup time when running with the debugger attached. Here is a complete list of the performance related issues we are tracking. [Performance] Startup time...
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    EF6 RTM Available

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    Today we are pleased to announce the RTM of Entity Framework 6. The RTM of Visual Studio 2013 was also released today – you can read more about this release on Soma’s blog . Be sure to save the date for Visual Studio 2013 Launch on Nov 13th...
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