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Entity Framework 4.1: Expert's Cookbook by Tim Rayburn, Devlin Liles

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Retrieving entities with stored procedures

Sometimes, we need a stored procedure to not only return data, but also to return actual and change-tracked entities. To make certain that happens, we need to do just a little bit more.

Getting ready

We will be using the NuGet Package Manager to install the Entity Framework 4.1 assemblies.

The package installer can be found at http://nuget.org.

We will also be using a database for connecting to the data and updating it.

Open the Improving Entities with Stored Procedures solution in the included source code examples.

How to do it...

  1. We start by adding a new unit test named TransactionTests to the test project. We make a test that connects to the database, adds an object, and then retrieves an entity with a stored ...

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