When you evaluate any new technology, pattern, or strategy, you have to consider how that new piece of the puzzle is going to mesh with your existing application architecture. With the Entity Framework, integration is not a problem.

In the July 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, John Papa demonstrated how the Entity Framework can fit into an n-tier architecture that uses Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), and the Model View Presenter (MVP) pattern.

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