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Entity Framework is a framework offering mapping of entities to relationships. With this, you can create types that map to database tables, create database queries using LINQ, create and update objects, and write them to the database.
After many years of few changes to Entity Framework, the newest version is a complete rewrite. Let’s have a look at the history of Entity Framework to see the reasons for the rewrite.