This chapter covers
- Understanding the anatomy of an EF Core application
- Accessing and updating a database with EF Core
- Exploring a real-world EF Core application
- Deciding whether to use EF Core in your application
Entity Framework Core, or EF Core, is a library that allows software developers to access databases. There are many ways to build such a library, but EF Core is designed as an object-relational mapper (O/RM). O/RMs work by mapping between the two worlds: the relational database with its own API, and the object-oriented software world of classes and software code. EF Core’s main strength is allowing software developers to write database access code quickly.
EF Core, which Microsoft released ...