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Entity Framework Tutorial - Second Edition by Joydip Kanjilal

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Chapter 3. Entities, Relationships, and the Entity Data Model

In the last chapter, you learned how we can get started using Entity Framework. As I mentioned in the earlier chapter, Entity Framework 7 is not yet released at the time of writing. So, we will discuss Entity Framework 6.x in this book and highlight the features of Entity Framework 7 wherever applicable.

In this chapter, you will learn about the Entity Data Model and its components. The Entity Data Model is a conceptual model that can be used to design the data access layer of your application. We will revisit the Security EDM we created in the previous chapter and discuss each of the sections. Specifically, we will discuss the following points:

  • Entities, entity types, and relationships ...

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