MVP Summit 2016 – My Issues For The Teams

This year will be the 10th year I have gone to Microsoft to attend the annual MVP Summit. This is the one conference I look forward to all year. My favorite part of the summit is to interact directly with the difference teams at the Microsoft campus because they really do listen to us... well [...]


New Features for Entity Framework 7

There are some really cool features coming out soon in Entity Framework 7. Here is a link to a video from Build: Here is more detail: Entity Framework (EF) is a popular data access technology for .NET applications. EF7 is a lightweight and extensible version of EF that enables new platforms and new data [...]

Real World API Design Using Entity Framework Services

In this session I will show you how I used the Entity Framework Services to design and create an API servicing layer to expose back-end data to partners. We will dive into using the Entity Framework (data layer), WCF Data Services (service layer), T4 templates (business entities), WCF Message Inspectors (security) and more.

Entity Framework 6 Adding Lots of Great Features

After barely over a year after Entity Framework 5 was released, version 6 is adding a lot of new and awesome features. Here is what is being shipped: Runtime The following features work for models created with Code First or the EF Designer: Async Query and Save adds support for the task-based asynchronous patterns that were [...]