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

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Chapter 15. Mapping data types to properties

After completing the chapter, you’ll be able to

Entity Framework automation generally does a great job of mapping types in your database to types that the .NET Framework can understand. In fact, you’ve seen this automation at work in many of the chapters of this book so far. Most applications will make use of the automatic mappings that the Entity Framework provides.

There are situations where you want to provide custom mapping of standard data types, or you need to provide the Entity Framework with the information ...

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