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Fluent Entity Framework by Rebecca M. Riordan

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When you were thinking about implementing a model of the recipes we looked at, did you think about identifying the keys and the many-to-many relationship between quick breads and pan sizes? If you did, you’re using the relational database paradigm and you’ve probably spent more time on the database side of “the great divide”.

Or did you think about identifying all the attributes that recipes have in common and the hierarchical relationship between different types? That’s Object-Oriented Analysis & Design (OOA&D), and you’re probably more comfortable with code than third normal form.

Or are you like me, and you flip back and forth between the two and invest way too much energy in trying to decide which paradigm would be best or easiest ...

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