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Submitted by Sunil Sharma
on June 6th, 2011 at 08:00:59 EST

What is entity framework in .NET 4.0?

I am seeing lot of article on Entity framework in .NET 4.0. what is entity framework actually? Is it whole new framework/technology like WCF or extension to existing ADO.NET? Can anyone please list few key features of entity framework in .NET?


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Replied by Sam Buchana
on August 17th, 2012 at 09:29:09 EST
Entity framework in .NET is ORM (Object Relation Mapping) framework in .NET. you can create object out of your database model and update your database using strongly typed object. This is enhancement in ADO.NET.

For more details in entity framework:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa697427.aspx
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