Database

Practical Entity Framework for C#: Compiled Queries in Entity Framework

With any new technology, performance implications are important to consider. If you want to get the best performance from Entity Framework queries, you should use the Compile function of the CompiledQuery class. This video demonstrates how to use compiled queries in the Entity Framework. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-gb/vcsharp/dd565858.aspx

Practical Entity Framework for C#: Explore Entity Framework

ADO.NET Entity Framework is an object-relational mapping (ORM) framework for Microsoft .NET. In this video, Todd Miranda explores how to use the Entity Framework to access and manipulate data from a database. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-gb/vcsharp/dd565857.aspx

Sequel

Sequel is the database toolkit for ruby. This videos discusses the philosophy, design, implementation, and use of Sequel, as well as its history, current status, and future directions. It will show how to use core Sequel via datasets to manipulate sets of objects, as well as Sequel models to manipulate individual objects. It will discuss …

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Entity Framework Tips & Tricks

Developers discover a lot of behavior in the ADO.NET Entity Framework that is quite unexpected. Programming Entity Framework author, Julie Lerman, will help you avoid some surprises and show you tricks to make the most of Entity Framework. Learn how to provide default navigation property (foreign key) values, practical uses for Entity SQL, how to …

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