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Advanced C#: Entity Framework in .Net Core

  • Course Code: Programming & Development - Advanced C#: Entity Framework in .Net Core
  • Course Dates: Contact us to schedule.
  • Course Category: Microsoft Technology Duration: 3 Days Audience: This course is designed as a follow on to the Developing Applications in C# course. Students familiar with basic C# syntax will benefit from this course


This course is designed as a follow on to the Developing Applications in C# course.  Students familiar with basic C# syntax will benefit from this course 




3 days 


Entity Framework is Microsoft’s robust object-relational mapper framework.  In this course, the student will learn to utilize EF to essentially eliminate SQL data queries from applications and replace them with a much more robust and maintainable code.  Students will learn about the various features and capabilities of EF with intense focus on the most commonly used features.  This course is rich in hands-on opportunities (50%). 


  • Introductions 
  • Review of C# Basics 
  • Getting Started 
    • What is an ORM? 
    • EF Features 
    • Workflows: code first vs model first 
    • Visual Studio Tools and features 
  • Code First 
    • New database 
    • Existing database 
    • Annotations 
    • Fluent API 
    • Migrations 
  • Configuring Mappings 
    • Annotations 
    • Fluent API 
    • Model first (new database) 
    • Database first (existing database) 
    • Complex Types 
    • Relationships 
    • Inheritance 
    • Using stored procedures 
  • EF API 
  • DbContext 
  • Querying  
    • LINQ vs EFSQL vs API 
  • Lazy vs Eager loading 
  • Validation 
  • Proxies 
  • Entity state (attached, detached, etc) 
  • Transactions 
  • Connections 
  • Raw SQL 
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