Entity Framework vs LINQ to SQL

August 14, 2011 · Posted in Development · 11 Comments 

Recently, I was building a project on ASP.NET MVC which used data from a database with a simple structure. I got used to use Entity Framework (EF) in big projects with complicated databases. I wonder what is the best way to use to access data in relational databases: LINQ to SQL or EF.

After reading blogs and discussions on forums I wrote this article to show the advantages and disadvantages of using LINQ2SQL and Entity Framework (EF).

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Entity Framework 4.1 Release Candidate

June 8, 2011 · Posted in Development · Comment 

“Final Release to Web (RTW) of Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.1 (EF 4.1). This is a fully supported, go-live release.” – said ADO.NET team on April, 2011.

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