In this chapter, you'll learn:
How to use Entity Framework (an object-relational mapping framework) to manage data for your site.
This tutorial demonstrates how to create the web site, database, and Entity Data model.
In this tutorial you work with the EntityDataSource control that ASP.NET provides in order to make it easy to work with an Entity Framework data model.
In this tutorial you see how to filter, order, and group data.
In this tutorial you see how to display and update related data.
This tutorial shows you how to implement inheritance in the data model.
This tutorial shows you how to use stored procedures to gain more control over database access.
This tutorial shows you the several benefits that can be provided by Dynamic Data functionality.
In this tutorial you learn how to get started using the Entity Framework and the ObjectDataSource control.
This tutorial shows how to add business logic while keeping the business-logic layer (BLL) and the data-access layer (DAL) separate, and how to create automated unit tests for the BLL.
This tutorial shows how to implement sorting and filtering and handle master-detail scenarios.
This tutorial shows options for handling concurrency in an ASP.NET web application that uses the Entity Framework.
This tutorial shows options for improving the performance of an ASP.NET web application that uses the Entity Framework.
This article reviews the most important new features in version 4 of the Entity Framework and provides links to additional resources.