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Entity Framework Core Cookbook - Second Edition by Ricardo Peres

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Implementing the repository pattern

This recipe is an implementation of the Repository Pattern, which allows us to abstract the underlying data source and the queries used to obtain the data.

Getting ready

We will be using the NuGet Package Manager to install the Entity Framework Core 1 package, Microsoft.EntityFrameworkCore. We will also be using a SQL Server database for storing the data, so we will also need Microsoft.EntityFrameworkCore.SqlServer.

To mock interfaces and base classes, we will use Moq.

Finally, xunit is the package we will be using for the unit tests and dotnet-text-xunit adds tooling support for Visual Studio. Note that the UnitTests project is a .NET Core App 1.0 (netcoreapp1.0), that Microsoft.EntityFrameworkCore.Design is configured ...

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