compiler padawan

My adventures learning how to build compilers.

October, 2008

Blog - About

About compiler padawan.

Hiya!  My name is Danny Simmons, and I used to be a developer on the entity framework team, now I work on an incubation product involving ahead-of-time compilation of c#.

This blog is almost entirely about the Entity Framework.

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    AttachAsModified – a small step toward simplifying EF n-tier patterns

    During this week at PDC I had a lot of great discussions with folks who are working with the EF—some of them just evaluating it and others deep into projects built on it. As it turns out much of the feedback that I heard came as no surprise. One of the...
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    Using T4 Templates to generate EF classes

    Spurred on both by the success of Damien Guard in using T4 to generate Linq to SQL code and of Jeff Reed from the EF team who built a prototype for using T4 to generate EF code, I recently hacked something up that makes it fairly easy to use T4 to generate...
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    Having fun at PDC

    If you are at the PDC this week and you are interested in the Entity Framework or LINQ to SQL, then I'd love to chat with you. Drop me some email or leave a comment here, and we'll find some time and place to meet. If you aren't at the PDC, then I...
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