Code-first Entity Framework with Legacy Databases

Most code generators are inflexible, but with the Entity-Framework Reverse POCO Generator, you can create code exactly how you want it. You'll learn how to reverse-engineer a legacy or current SQL Server database into Code-first Entity-Framework code.
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(81)
Level
Beginner
Updated
May 16, 2016
Duration
2h 52m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(81)
Level
Beginner
Updated
May 16, 2016
Duration
2h 52m
Description

With EDMX support fading away, it's even more important to use code-first as EF7 approaches. Most generators are rigid and don't provide you any flexibility in how the code is to be generated. But in this course, Code-first Entity Framework with Legacy Databases, we will be using the "Entity-Framework Reverse POCO Generator", a free visual studio tool, available at www.ReversePoco.com. This generator has been designed from the ground up to be customizable, and produce the code you would have done if you hand-coded it yourself. This course will show you what each of the various settings has on the generated code, and you'll also learn how to create separate data and model projects, as well as create repositories, unit tests and integration tests. By the end of this course, you will be able to flexibly generate code that meets your needs.

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About the author

Simon has worked on risk analysis and explosion modeling, banking systems, highly scalable multi-threaded arrival and departure screens in many leading airports, and state of the art wireless warehouse systems. He specializes in Microsoft technologies and enjoys tutoring. In his spare time he loves to do archery and photography.