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

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Chapter 14. Designing the application around Entity Framework

 

This chapter covers
  • Basic concepts of layered architectures
  • Principles of domain-driven design
  • Repository pattern implementation with Entity Framework

 

This chapter moves slightly away from what you may expect from a book about ADO.NET Entity Framework. We’ve faced the matter of persistence from a technical point of view, trying to understand how to use this O/RM tool to store a graph of objects in a relational database. In this chapter, we’re going to discuss the same topic but from an architectural point of view.

First, we’ll look at how to integrate Entity Framework in a typical three-layer architecture, which represents a good and widely used strategy for designing modern ...

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