Entity Framework - The Right Way


If you have ever worked with Entity Framework, even if you're doing Entity Framework Code First, you are almost certainly doing it wrong. While Entity Framework is a wonderful framework, it doesn't automatically force you into the correct patterns of use – especially if you're interested in isolation and testability. This talk will review the concepts of both the Repository Pattern and the Specification Pattern and demonstrate how to implement them in Entity Framework.


  • Tim Rayburn

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    Tim is a Principal Consultant with Improving Enterprises. Since 2007, he has been annually awarded the Microsoft MVP for Connected Systems Development in recognition of his expertise and community leadership. He is the organizer of Dallas TechFest, where through the work of an amazing staff, they bring an incredible multi-technology conference to life every year in Dallas. He is the co-author of Entity Framework 4.1: Expert’s Cookbook with Devlin Liles can be found speaking across the nation of Agile process, distributed architecture, and data access technologies. He lives in Arlington, Texas with his amazing wife, Kate, and their loyal dog, Gandalf.

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Jun 26, 2012

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