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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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    EF Power Tools Beta 4 Available

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    The Entity Framework Power Tools provide additional design-time tools in Visual Studio to help you develop applications using Entity Framework. Beta 4 of the Power Tools is now available. Where do I get it? The Entity Framework Power Tools are available...
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    Entity Framework Links #5

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    This is the fifth post in a regular series to recap interesting articles, posts and other happenings in the EF world.   The latest release We recently made EF6 Release Candidate available. This is the last pre-release of EF6 before we RTM with Visual...
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    EF6 Release Candidate Available

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      The information in this post is out of date. EF6 RTM is now available . Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF.   We are now in the final stages of bug fixing for EF6 and are pleased to announce...
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    EF and Visual Studio 2013 Preview

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      The information in this post is out of date. EF6 RTM is now available . Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF.   The availability of Visual Studio 2013 Preview was announced today . This preview...
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    EF6 Beta 1 Available

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      The information in this post is out of date. EF6 RTM is now available . Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF.   Since releasing Alpha 3 a few months ago, we've been working hard to add the remaining...
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    Entity Framework Links #4

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    This is the fourth post in a regular series to recap interesting articles, posts and other happenings in the EF world. Entity Framework 6 Since our last EF Links post we announced the availability of EF6 Alpha 3 . Of particular note, this preview...
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    SQL Database Connectivity and the Idempotency Issue

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    Applications connecting to SQL Server sometimes experience connections breaks due back-end failures. In general, they tend to be uncommon in LAN environment and more frequent in WAN topologies, when connectivity tends to be challenged by geographically...
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    EF6 Alpha 3 Available on NuGet

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      The information in this post is out of date. EF6 RTM is now available . Visit msdn.com/data/ef for the latest information on current and past releases of EF.   A couple of months back we released EF6 Alpha 2, since then we've been adding new...
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