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Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework Step by Step

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9"
  • Pages: 448
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7356-6416-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-6416-6

Your hands-on guide to Entity Framework fundamentals

Expand your expertise—and teach yourself the fundamentals of the Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework 5. If you have previous programming experience but are new to the Entity Framework, this tutorial delivers the step-by-step guidance and coding exercises you need to master core topics and techniques.

Discover how to:

  • Access data in a managed way—using minimal code
  • Apply three workflows supported by the Entity Framework
  • Perform essential tasks with full automation in place
  • Manipulate data with both LINQ and Entity SQL
  • Create examples that rely on Table-Valued Functions
  • Determine the remedies for Entity-specific exceptions
  • Explore the use of optimistic and pessimistic concurrency
  • Define mappings between your applications and data sources

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Introducing the Entity Framework
    • Chapter 1: Getting to know the Entity Framework
    • Chapter 2: Looking more closely at queries
    • Chapter 3: Choosing a workflow
  • Completing basic tasks
    • Chapter 4: Generating and using objects
    • Chapter 5: Performing essential tasks
  • Manipulating data using the Entity Framework
    • Chapter 6: Manipulating data using LINQ
    • Chapter 7: Manipulating data using Entity SQL
    • Chapter 8: Interaction with stored procedures
    • Chapter 9: Interaction with views
    • Chapter 10: Interaction with Table-Valued Functions
  • Overcoming entity errors
    • Chapter 11: Dealing with exceptions
    • Chapter 12: Overcoming concurrency issues
    • Chapter 13: Handling performance problems
  • Advanced management techniques
    • Chapter 14: Creating custom entities
    • Chapter 15: Mapping data types to properties
    • Chapter 16: Performing advanced management tasks
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