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Entity Framework 4 in Action by Daniele Bochicchio, Marco De Sanctis, Stefano Mostarda

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Chapter 5. Domain model mapping

 

This chapter covers
  • Introducing the Entity Data Model
  • Creating Entity Framework domain model classes
  • Describing classes
  • Describing database
  • Mapping classes to database

 

So far, you’ve learned how to create an application from scratch, defining a model, mapping it to the database, and performing queries on it. We also looked at creating and mapping classes using the Visual Studio designer, which hides a lot of complexity, making your life easier. But a strong knowledge of the Entity Data Model and the code in the model classes is fundamental to mastering Entity Framework. In this chapter, we’ll dig deep into both subjects so that you’ll be able to completely understand this aspect of Entity Framework. This ...

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