Chapter 15. Entity Framework and ASP.NET


This chapter covers
  • Binding data with the EntityDataSource control
  • Using Dynamic Data controls and Entity Framework
  • Understanding the ObjectContext lifecycle
  • Common scenarios related to integrating ASP.NET and Entity Framework


ASP.NET is the technology used in the .NET Framework to build web applications. In this chapter, we’ll analyze the ASP.NET and Entity Framework integration, so a basic knowledge of data-binding techniques in ASP.NET is required. You can find more information on this topic on MSDN, in the “ASP.NET Data-Bound Web Server Controls Overview” article at

You can use Entity Framework’s features in two different ways: you can use ASP.NET RAD support to directly ...

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