Designing Data Access Applications Using Entity Framework
In Chapter 1, you were first introduced to the different data access paradigms. You also explored the steps required to create a data access layer easily from an existing database using the Entity Framework Entity Data Model (EDM) Designer and the Database-First paradigm. In addition, you learned how the EDM and ADO.NET Metadata System together form the core of Entity Framework in the previous chapter.
Up until now, you have merely scratched the surface. In this chapter, you will fully realize the potential of Entity Framework for building data access layers without writing ...