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Fluent Entity Framework by Rebecca M. Riordan

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5. The Object Model

Well, we’ve seen how to use the wizard to create and update a model based on a database. We’ve poked around the Entity Framework Designer to get a sense of the tools and capabilities it offers. We’ve used those tools to tweek the model the wizard created, and we’ve explored some of the fundamental architectural changes the Designer supports.

You know that you don’t have to start with a database, and we’ll look at the Model-First and Code-First workflows in the next couple chapters. But you also know that the wizards and designers that Visual Studio provides, cool & convenient as they might be, are really only a means to an end, your application, and building your application means writing some code.

So before we move on to ...

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