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Fluent Entity Framework by Rebecca M. Riordan

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Entity SQL

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Entity SQL provides an alternative method for querying an EDM if you’re working in a language that doesn’t support LINQ or simply prefer to use syntax that’s closer to SQL. It’s only available on the ObjectContext, and conceptually  it sits somewhere between LINQ, SQL and classic ADO.NET.

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There is one other way of querying an EDM: QueryBuilder methods. We won’t be looking at those here, but if you’re interested, you can ...

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