Entity Framework Episodes

# 189 Entity Framework: Making changes to the T4 Templates

2/23/2011

Level: Intermediate

Author: Derik Whittaker

Tags: ORM Entity Framework

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In this episode we are going to take a look at how Entity Framework uses T4 Templates (Text Template Transformation Toolkit) when building out the entity model.

We will first learn how EF is using the templates, we will then learn how to view and access these templates and finally we will take a look at how to modify these templates to meet your own specific needs.

# 186 Entity Framework: Intro to Database First Design

1/18/2011

Level: Intermediate

Author: Derik Whittaker

Tags: ORM Entity Framework

Views: (671) Watched: (2209)

In this episode we are going to take a look at how to use the Entity Framework via its database first design concepts.

When building out an application which is based off of the Entity framework you have multiple options, you can either build your model off of your existing database or build your database of your existing model. This episode will explore how you start with your existing database and build your entity model.

# 184 Entity Framework: Intro to Model First Design

1/3/2011

Level: Intermediate

Author: Derik Whittaker

Tags: ORM Entity Framework

Views: (738) Watched: (1951)

In this episode we are going to take a look at how to use the Entity Framework via its model first design concepts.

When building out an application which is based off of the Entity framwork you have multiple options, you can either build your model off of your existing database or build your database of your existing model. This episode will explore how you start with your entity model and build out your database.