Course info
Sep 27, 2011
1h 21m

In addition to the well-publicized Code First approach to database development that the Entity Framework 4.1 provides, it also provides the DbContext API. The DbContext API works with Code First, Database First, and Model First and provides a simplified, productive environment for building all types of data-backed applications.

About the author
About the author

Julie Lerman is a Microsoft MVP, .NET mentor and consultant who lives in the hills of Vermont. You can find Julie presenting on data access and other Microsoft .NET topics at user groups and conferences around the world. Julie is the author of the highly acclaimed "Programming Entity Framework (with a second edition coming soon) and authors the MSDN Magazine Data Points column.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Entity Framework 4.1 DbContext and DbSet
Hi, this is Julie Lerman. This module continues the previous course on Entity Framework 4. 1, where you got an overview of what's in EF four one, along with a drilled down into first configurations.

Entity Framework 4.1 Code First Database Initialization
Hi, this is Julie Lerman. In this video, I'll continue my look at new features introducing Entity Framework 4. 1. In previous videos, you've seen the effects of the database initialization feature in Code First. Now I'll dig more deeply into this particular feature.