ADO.Net Entity Framework Beta 3 is Available

6 בדצמבר 2007

ADO.Net Entity Framework Beta 3 is Available


ADO.Net Entity Framework Beta 3 The ADO.Net Entity Framework bits for Visual Studio 2008 RTM, and the December 2007 CTP of the Entity Framework Tools are available for download. (Original Annoucement)



The highlights of this release are:



  • Performance improvements


    • Much quicker object query execution

    • Simpler generated SQL

    • Faster view generation

  • Easier disconnected operation


    • Public, serializable EntityKey property on EntityReference

    • ApplyPropertyChanges

    • Attach on EntityReference

    • Improvements to EntityKey serialization

  • Extensibility and business logic enhancements


    • Partial methods in code generation for property changing and property changed events

    • Load with MergeOption

    • AssociationChanged Event

  • Query improvements


    • Additional canonical functions for LINQ to Entities

    • Apply operator elimination (makes more operations work in SQL Server 2000 and other databases)

    • Compiled LINQ query

    • ToTraceString() method on ObjectQuery<T> and EntityCommand to facilitate debugging

  • Other


    • Connection management refinements

    • Provider interface allows better reasoning about primitive types

Enjoy!

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  1. Steven Livingstone6 בדצמבר 2007 ב 21:07

    thanks for the pointer Guy!

    Been waiting for this 🙂

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