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Learning Entity Framework Core

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Discover how to write code-based models and interact with data. Learn about creating a console app and an MVC app, as well as how Entity works with ASP.NET Core MVC and Web APIs.

Entity Framework is a data access technology of choice for .NET and ASP.NET data-oriented development. .NET developers appreciate how this object-relational mapper reduces the need for writing data-access code by providing the ability to work with relational data using domain-specific objects. How can you take advantage of this framework in your programming efforts? Reynold Adolphe shows you how in this course. Reynald demonstrates how to write code-based models and how to interact with data. He also explains how Entity Framework works with ASP.NET Core MVC and Web APIs. He covers creating a console app, creating an MVC app, and more.


  • Welcome
  • What you should know
  • Using the exercise files
1. Overview of Entity Framework
  • What's an ORM?
  • Benefits of Entity Framework
  • When is Entity Framework appropriate?
  • Past and present
  • Vision of Entity Framework
2. Create a Console App with Entity Framework
  • Local database
  • Install Entity Framework
  • Create entities
  • Create the DbContext
  • Migrations
  • Seed and run app
3. Create an MVC App with Entity Framework
  • Create an MVC application
  • Install EF packages
  • Reverse engineer the model
  • Context and dependency injection
  • Create the controller
  • Create the view
4. Feature Highlights of Entity Framework
  • Logging
  • SqlServerTypeMapper
  • Mac install prerequisites
  • Entity Framework on Mac, part 1
  • Entity Framework on Mac, part 2
  • Next steps

Taught by

Reynald Adolphe

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