Visual Studio Toolbox: Entity Framework Part 1


In this episode, Robert is joined by Rowan Miller and Diego Vega of the Entity Framework team. They discuss and demo code first, database first, and model first—the three primary Entity Framework workflows—and give some tips on when to use each. They also clarify the update strategy for the Entity Framework and how to obtain newer bits.


  • Code First, starting at about 26:00
  • Model First, starting at about 29:20
  • Database First, starting at about 44:50
  • Code First with an existing database, starting at about 47:45



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