© Holger Schwichtenberg 2018
Holger SchwichtenbergModern Data Access with Entity Framework Core https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3552-2_1

1. Introducing Entity Framework Core

Holger Schwichtenberg1 
Essen, Germany

In this chapter, you will learn about Entity Framework Core and how it is an OR mapper for .NET (.NET Framework, .NET Core, Mono, and Xamarin). Entity Framework Core is a completely new implementation of the ADO.NET Entity Framework.

Together with .NET Core version 1.0 and ASP.NET Core version 1.0, Entity Framework Core version 1.0 was released on June 27, 2016. Version 2.0 was released on August 14, 2017. Version 2.1 is in progress.

What Is an Object-Relational Mapper?

In the database world, relational databases are prevalent. The programming ...

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