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Code-First Development with Entity Framework by Sergey Barskiy

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Preface

I have been writing applications on the Microsoft platform for almost 2 decades. Many, if not all of them, use databases to persist user data. I have used many technologies to access data, starting with ADO.NET. Object Relational Mapping (ORM) tools, have many advantages over ADO.NET. They allow developers to write data access code faster and safer. ORM tools have been designed to solve impedance mismatch problems between object-oriented programming and relational databases. Microsoft's Entity Framework is the company's answer to the demand for an ORM from .NET developers. This book is the guide that will help you acquire the necessary skills to program your applications using Entity Framework.

This book centers on the Code-First approach ...

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