Entity Framework Core 2.1: What's New Playbook

by Julie Lerman

The 2.1 update to EF Core brings over 500 changes since EF Core 2.0. In this course, you’ll learn how to take full advantage of the most impactful new features like view mapping, server-side GroupBy processing, seeding and more.

What you'll learn

Every application uses data, and a thorough knowledge of Entity Framework Core is key to building successful .NET and .NET Core applications. In this course, Entity Framework Core 2.1: What's New Playbook, you’ll learn how to take full advantage of the most impactful features added to EF Core 2 in this update. First, you’ll learn how to use some returning features that work quite differently than they did in EF6, for example, data seeding, lazy loading and GroupBy queries. Next, you’ll explore some completely new features such as view mapping, change tracking event handlers, and type conversions. Finally, you’ll discover some of the small changes that can have a big impact on your code. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a deep knowledge of these important features in EF Core 2.1, enhancing your capability to create efficient and intelligent data access logic in your software.

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About the author

Julie Lerman is a software coach with over 30 years of experience as a developer. She is a long-time Pluralsight author, Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Regional Director and Docker Captain who lives in the hills of Vermont and continues to be known as the world’s top expert in Entity Framework. You can find Julie giving keynotes and hard-core coding sessions on Domain-Driven Design, Azure, Entity Framework and other topics at software conferences around the world. As a coach, Julie provides support f... more

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