Entity Framework v6



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Introduction When we left off in Part 1, we had edited the T4 template which generates Entity Framework POCO entities and had it add appropriate attributes to assist in data validation checks. The next step is to show you how we can make use of these annotations. Note: the data […]

Entity Validation and the Entity Framework – Part 2


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Introduction The next logical step in my journey across the Entity Framework v6 RC1 after having established a fairly robust data access approach was to imbue my solution with some more “smarts” when it came to entity validation. Out-of-the-box Entity Framework POCO entities are exactly as advertised – plain old […]

Entity Validation and the Entity Framework – Part 1



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Introduction Recently I began writing a series of articles demonstrating how you could take a blank Database schema and bring it all together with a fully integrated object relational mapping access model (Entity Framework) and then exposing the entire object graph via WCF web services in a completely detached mode.  […]

Flexible Data Operations with the Entity Framework V6 RC1


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Introduction This article is part of the ongoing series I’ve been writing recently, but can be read as a standalone article.  I’m going to do a better job of integrating the changes documented here into the ongoing solution I’ve been building.  However, considering how much time and effort I put […]

Solving the detached many-to-many problem with the Entity Framework