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Code-First Development with Entity Framework 4

The EF Code-First Library is a very cool feature of the Visual Studio 2010 tools that will allow developers to get their applications running quickly – a full persistent data entity model can be created without having to configure a database, run any tools, configure any XML files, or define any base data entity classes. One of the coolest things is the way the database model can be changed automatically when changes to the entity model are made and the automatic creation of the primary keys and relationships between the tables. This should be a real time saver to developers.
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.NET web.config WCF Settings

I love the way the .NET web.config file allows the appSettings and connectionStrings sections to reference another file. It provides easy support for differing deployment environments as the settings for each environment are kept in their own files and can … Continue reading

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