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Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework Step by Step by John Paul Mueller

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Chapter 5. Performing essential tasks

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Every application you create will perform a number of essential tasks. Chapter 4 introduced you to these four tasks: querying (viewing) data, adding new records, making changes to existing records, and deleting old records. Even though database applications can become quite complex, the tasks they perform boil down to one of these four activities at some point. For example, the act of printing requires that the application perform a query first, and then send the data it finds to the printer. The Entity Framework makes it easier than ever to perform these ...

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