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Code-First Development with Entity Framework by Sergey Barskiy

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Summary

In this chapter, we created our first Entity Framework-based application. We started by creating a new console application .NET project. We then added the Entity Framework reference using NuGet. Then, we decided what data we wanted to store in the database and created a class that maps to a table in the database, that is, the Person class. Then, we created our database abstraction, the Context class, inheriting from DbContext. We specified the desired connection string in its constructor and added this connection string to the application configuration file. Then, we added a single property to our context, People, which was a collection of Persons object, of the type DbSet of Person. At this point, we ran our application. We observed that ...

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