Data Layer Validation with Entity Framework 4.1+

Working with the DbContext Validation API
Course info
Rating
(125)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 8, 2012
Duration
1h 54m
Table of contents
Data Layer Validation with Entity Framework DbContext
Customizing Entity Framework Data Layer Validation
Integrating Entity Framework Validation with MVC and WCF Data Services
Description
Course info
Rating
(125)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 8, 2012
Duration
1h 54m
Description

Entity Framework 4.1 brought us Code First and the DbContext. The DbContext has built in data layer validation features. In this course, you'll learn the basics of those features, then move on to learning how to customize the validation behavior. In the final module you'll see how to integrate this data layer validation with ASP.NET MVC (which provides client and server side validation) and WCF Data Services (which needs to be tweaked in order to expose validation errors.)

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

Data Layer Validation with Entity Framework DbContext
Hello this is Julie Lerman. In this video, I'm going to teach you about Entity Frameworks Validation API that simplifies data validation in the data layer.

Customizing Entity Framework Data Layer Validation
Hello, this is Julie Lerman. In this video, I'm going to show you how you can customize how Entity Frameworks Validation API behaves in the data layer.

Integrating Entity Framework Validation with MVC and WCF Data Services
Hello, this is Julie Lerman. In this video, I'm going to show you how to integrate Entity Frameworks validation features and MVC applications well, as WCF data services.