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 … Continue reading Entity Framework 6 Adding Lots of Great Features
The new application development environment LightSwitch was released to manufacturing today. For more info go to: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bethmassi/archive/2011/07/26/visual-studio-lightswitch-rtm-is-here.aspx
ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.1 introduces two new features: The DbContext API is a simplified abstraction over ObjectContext and a number of other types that were included in previous releases of the ADO.NET Entity Framework. The DbContext API surface is optimized for common tasks and coding patterns. Code First is a new development pattern for the … Continue reading ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.1 – Update 1
Redgate, who purchased .NET Reflector a number of years ago has announced the next version will not be free (BIG mistake). Check out this article on alternatives (free and commercial): http://www.adrianbanks.co.uk/?p=71
The service pack for VS2010 has been released, to download go to: Download Service Pack 1 (MSDN Subscribers) Thursday's general availability download is here. For more info, go to: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jasonz/archive/2011/03/08/announcing-visual-studio-2010-service-pack-1.aspx?sf1160498=1
Today, Submain released a new version of their free product GhostDoc. This version includes product usability and menu changes, adds many new features - menus, configuration rules, configuration options. It also features new error logging to improve troubleshooting of GhostDoc issues. The new version introduces GhostDoc Pro Edition - enhanced version of the product that … Continue reading Submain Releases Update to GhostDoc
Visual Studio 2010 Released!