ADO.NET Part III: The Entity Framework


The previous two chapters examined the fundamental ADO.NET programming models—the connected and disconnected layers, specifically. These approaches have enabled .NET programmers to work with relational data (in a relatively straightforward manner) since the initial release of the platform. However, Microsoft introduced a brand new component of the ADO.NET API called the Entity Framework (or simply, EF) in .NET 3.5 Service Pack 1.


Data Provider Visual Studio Entity Class Object Service Object Context 
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