Entity Framework in .NET 4 'features and enhancements'

Entity Framework in .NET 4 has a lot of new features and enhancements. Let’s take a look at some of the things coming in new with Entity Framework 4.Foreign Keys associations allow you to include foreign key properties on your entities, simplifying a number of key scenarios including data binding and n-tier development.Lazy Loading SupportPlain […]

Entity Framework in .NET 4 has a lot of new features and enhancements. Let’s take a look at some of the things coming in new with Entity Framework 4.

  • Foreign Keys associations allow you to include foreign key properties on your entities, simplifying a number of key scenarios including data binding and n-tier development.
  • Lazy Loading Support
  • Plain Old CLR Object Support offers better test-driven development and domain-driven design support by allowing you to have no EF dependencies for your entities.
  • Text Template Transformation Toolkit Code Generation, or T4, makes customizing code generation easy, flexible and powerful.
  • Better N-Tier Support design allows you to separate data, business logic, and interaction layers to ensure data integrity and promote maintainability at each tier.
  • Generated SQL Improvements
  • Enhanced Stored Procedure Support

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