Mapping Using the O/R Designer
The first step in creating a LINQ to SQL application is typically the construction of an object model that is based on a given database definition. This is the exact function of the O/R designer. It enables you to select a database and generate an object model that maps to the database’s structure. Table 13.3 shows how the database components are mapped to object components.
Adding Database Entities
The O/R designer is the design surface for project items known as LINQ to SQL Classes, so the first step in using the designer is to add a new LINQ to SQL Classes project ...