Working with Entity Framework 6.3 and .NET Core 3.0

In May 2019, Microsoft announced that the first preview of Entity Framework 6.3 was available on NuGet. Entity Framework 6.3 will be the first version of Entity Framework 6 that can run on .NET Core and therefore, work cross-platform. This development, will make it easier to migrate existing applications that use Entity Framework 6 to .NET Core 3.0. … Read more…

Featured Online Course – Entity Framework: Getting Started (Complete Beginners Guide)

Hi folks! I’m pleased to announce that my new online course Entity Framework: Getting Started (Complete Beginners Guide) is now available! This is a comprehensive course on Entity Framework and SQL Server data access. Read on the learn more about the course!   What is this Course all About? Entity Framework is an Object-Relational Mapper … Read more…

Infographic: An Introduction to Entity Framework

Hi folks! In this post, I’m sharing with you a useful infographic I created for my Online Course “Entity Framework: Getting Started (Complete Beginners Guide)“. This infographic, provides a quick overview of the Entity Framework in .NET, it describes what it is, how it works and what are its workflows that allow you to build … Read more…

MY-TG SQL Server Community Series‏ – Session Review (Sync Framework)

On September 19, 2009, I delivered a session with topic the Microsoft Sync Framework, during the Mysore SQL Server Community Series. The exact topic was: “Flexible data synchronization with Microsoft Sync Framework”. Further below I provide a short review for my session and I also provide the PowerPoint presentation along with the source code (C#) … Read more…

24 Hours of PASS – Session Review (18 – ADO .NET Data Services)

On September 2, 2009, I had the pleasure to deliver a session on ADO .NET Data Services, during that great SQL Server Marathon; 24 Hours of PASS! This great event was a series of 24 non-stop live, free webcasts dedicated to pure SQL Server knowledge. The exact topic of my session was: “Building Flexible Data … Read more…

Mysore PASS Chapter SQL Server Webcasts Series

Newsflash: More free SQL Server training is on the way! The Mysore/Mandya Technology Group (MY-TG) organizes a series of SQL Server Webcasts which started on Saturday, September 12th, 2009 and will be taking place every Saturday for the next few weeks. To this end, every Saturday, two sessions are presented. Topics include SQL Server 2008 … Read more…

ADO .NET Data Services for the Web / Visual Studio 2010: A First Look

Another Cyprus .NET User Group special event took place a few days ago (June 18th, 2009). This event was somehow “celebratory”. It was the last offline event before summer holidays. The next offline event (within the series of Community Nights) will take place after two months time, in September 2009. During the summer months (July … Read more…

Upcoming CDNUG Event, June 18th – ADO .NET Data Services for the Web / Visual Studio 2010: A First Look

It is time for another CDNUG event! This event will probably be the last event of CDNUG before summer holidays. The next event will take place next September. To this end, the CDNUG committee decided that this event should feature a variety of .NET and SQL Server Technologies thus providing a taste of all their … Read more…

Screencast: Using Inheritance in the ADO .NET Entity Framework

Welcome to another screencast dedicated to SQL Server 2008 Programmability! This screencast again features the ADO .NET Entity Framework. The screencast demonstrates how the developer can create an entity data model in Visual Studio 2008, and goes one step further, thus demonstrating a simple way of using inheritance in the entity data model.   Check … Read more…

Screencast: How to Create an Entity Data Model

Welcome to my first screencast dedicate to SQL Server 2008 Programmability! 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 … Read more…

The Entity Framework – Part 2 – Inheritance

As promised on my previous Entity Framework-related post I will try through a series of posts which will contain examples, to talk about the ADO. NET Entity Framework and all the cool features it provides the developer with. This post discusses about one of those features; Inheritance. Inheritance allows creating entities having as base type … Read more…