Our ADO.NET Entity Framework training course will show you how to apply LINQ data transfer capability for relational databases. The Entity Framework can be used in a number of ways, be starting with an existing database, creating a model or by creating entities in code. The data model can be moved up from the physical structure of relational tables to a conceptual model which reflects common business objects. Using the Entity Framework, developers can map entities to relational data, enabling the creation of new business objects that provide an abstracted layer to isolate applications from naming as well as structural changes in the schema, making it portable to most SQL databases.
What is Entity Framework?
Understanding CSDL, SSDL and MSL
Querying the EDM XML
Code Generation Options
ObjectContext vs DBContext
Mapping Stored Procedures
Adding to the Model
Working with many to many relationships
Understanding LINQ and language features
Implicitly Typed Local Variables
Using Linq to Entities
Using Entity Sql
Using the EntityClient, EntityCommand and ExecuteReader
Creating Complex Types
What are Migrations?
Creating the Database
Querying Across Associations
Joins and Nested Queries
Deferred and Eager Loading
Getting a Single Entity
Wrapping and Unwrapping
ObjectContext and DBContext
Inserting Parents and Children
EntityKey and EntityState
Validation and DataAnnotations
Table Per Type (TPT)
Table Per Hierarchy (TPH)
Table Per Concrete Type (TPC)
Querying Inherited Types
Using Conditional Mapping
Customisations not supported in the design
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