Beyond the Basics with Modeling and Inheritance
By now you have a solid understanding of basic modeling techniques in Entity Framework. In this chapter, you will find recipes that will help you address many common, and often complex, modeling problems. The recipes in this chapter specifically address problems that you are likely to face in modeling existing, real-world databases.
We start this chapter by working with many-to-many relationships. This type of relationship is very common in many modeling scenarios in both existing databases and new projects. Next we’ll look at self-referencing relationships and explore various strategies ...