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Pro C# 7: With .NET and .NET Core by Philip Japikse, Andrew Troelsen

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© Andrew Troelsen and Philip Japikse 2017

Andrew Troelsen and Philip Japikse, Pro C# 7, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3018-3_32

32. Introducing Entity Framework Core

Andrew Troelsen and Philip Japikse2

(1)Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

(2)West Chester, Ohio, USA

Microsoft released Entity Framework Core along with .NET Core and ASP.NET Core. EF Core is a complete rewrite of EF, taking advantage of all the goodness that is .NET Core. However, being a rewrite, there wasn’t time to re-create all of the features in EF 6 within the timeline of the release of .NET Core 1.0. Based on feature comparison, the first version was, well simply put, weak. There really weren’t enough features to consider it a production-ready product.

That all changed with the ...

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