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Fluent Entity Framework by Rebecca M. Riordan

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Ready to get your hands dirty? In this section I’ll guide you through the basic steps required to create an Entity Framework model using the database-first workflow. (The model-first workflow does pretty much the same things, just in a different order, and the code-first workflow jumps directly to step 4. We’ll look at those in later chapters.)

Here are the basic steps you’ll follow for every database-first Entity Framework model:

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Add a model to the project. Nothing special here—you just choose Entity Framework from the New Item dialog. ...

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