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Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition by Mike Snell, Lars Powers

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Working with Data

Data is the domain of the business developer. It makes sense then that the number one tool and framework for business development continues to provide new and better ways of accessing and exposing that data. Data access is everywhere inside Visual Studio and the .NET Framework. Here we highlight some of the things you encounter when working with data inside Visual Studio.

Visual Studio allows developers to access their data in a multitude of ways. However, the most popular development technique for the modern .NET developer is leveraging the Entity Framework (EF). This framework eliminates the repetitive code that used to be required for working with data. A developer can now write clean, straightforward models and code that ...

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