Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Screencast: How to Create an Entity Data Model
This screencast features the ADO .NET Entity Framework; a new feature of Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 providing the developer with fast, robust and scalable data access. SQL Server 2008 fully supports the ADO .NET Entity Framework, allowing developers to effortlessly create entity data models in Visual Studio 2008 applications.
This screencast demonstrates how the developer can create an entity data model in Visual Studio 2008 and mapping it to a SQL Server 2008 Database:
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Artemakis Artemiou [MVP]
Author & Editor
Artemakis Artemiou is a Senior SQL Server Architect, Software Developer and Microsoft Data Platform MVP. He is also an author, regular blogger, president of Cyprus.NET User Group and CY Country leader of INETA-EU. He is also the creator of DBA Security Advisor and In-Memory OLTP Simulator. Artemakis is a frequent guest author of worldwide well-respected online journals where he writes articles focusing on many SQL Server topics.
Reference: The SQL Server and .NET Hub (http://www.sqlnethub.com)