While most enterprise applications are object-oriented, the data upon which they depend is not. Come see how you can effectively bind these two worlds together by leveraging the Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework. In this session, we’ll, Explore the Entity Framework 4, its components and see how it all works, Learn about the benefits and drawbacks of the 3 different approaches to using the tool, Generate a business object model with database mappings, Walk through a variety of code examples that show how to interact with the model, Show how the Entity Framework automatically tracks data changes and generates updates, Deep-dive into the code-only features of the recent 4.1 release You’ll walk-away with a clear understanding of the different approaches to implementing Entity Framework in your project.
Rob Vettor is a C# MVP, INETA Regional Speaker and senior .NET Technologist for Oz Systems. Rob has built systems for a number of corporations, including Avanade, Raytheon, American Express and Jack Henry and Associates. Rob lives in Dallas, TX, with his wife, twin sons and three dogs, and is the founder of Hands-On-Coding (http://www.hands-on-coding.net/), a user group in which attendees bring their laptops and learn .NET coding by doing. You can contact Rob at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dallas TechFest 2011 http://dallastechfest.com