Looking Ahead to Entity Framework 7

This course is designed to prepare developers for big changes and important new capabilities coming with Entity Framework 7.
Course info
Rating
(197)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Mar 10, 2015
Duration
2h 29m
Table of contents
Achieving Microsoft's Goals for EF with EF7
Targeting EF7 Initial and Future Releases
Querying and Updating with EF7
Database Setup and Migrations
EF7 Futures
Interacting with EF7 Source and the Team
Description
Course info
Rating
(197)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Mar 10, 2015
Duration
2h 29m
Description

Entity Framework 7 will make a break from Entity Framework (EF) for the first time with a new core API for EF to be built from. Existing EF users will lose some existing capabilities if they choose to move to EF7, but gain features that cannot be achieved with the current version of EF. However, EF6 will continue to evolve and moving to EF7 is not imperative. Viewers will get a look at some of the new features that are currently being developed. This course will also prepare developers to understand what path will be best for them for existing and new development.

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

Achieving Microsoft's Goals for EF with EF7
Hello. This is Julie Lerman. Welcome to my course, Looking Ahead to Entity Framework 7. In this course you'll learn how Microsoft is working towards achieving their goals for Entity Framework in the upcoming version.

Targeting EF7 Initial and Future Releases
Hello. This is Julie Lerman. Welcome to the second module of Looking Ahead to Entity Framework 7. This module is to help you sort out what you can target for the initial release of EF7 and what you should expect for future releases.

Querying and Updating with EF7
Hello. This is Julie Lerman. Welcome back to Looking Ahead to Entity Framework 7. This module, Querying and Updating with EF7, will focus on demos to show you that EF7 continues with many of the familiar patterns for interacting with data in Entity Framework, but at the same time, you'll find so many improvements to querying and updating that I think will make you happy.

Database Setup and Migrations
Hello. This is Julie Lerman. Welcome back to Looking Ahead to Entity Framework 7. In this module you'll learn about migrating relational databases with EF7, whether you're using the NuGet package manager on a Windows machine, or working in a K runtime for an ASP. NET 5 application.

EF7 Futures
Hello. This is Julie Lerman. Welcome back to my course, looking ahead to Entity Framework 7. This module will focus on the device and non-relational data store support that's been postponed until after the initial release, but a lot of work was already done in these APIs, so I'll show you what they look like so far.

Interacting with EF7 Source and the Team
Hello. This is Julie Lerman. Welcome to the final module of Looking Ahead to Entity Framework 7. This module will focus on interacting with Entity Framework 7 source code and with the team that's building it.