ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.1

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ADO.NET Entity Framework provides a strongly-typed LINQ data access experience over relational databases, including direct, efficient access to SQL Server.
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    Version:

    4.1.10331.0

    File Name:

    EntityFramework41.exe

    EF4.1 Release Notes.rtf

    License.rtf

    Date Published:

    4/8/2011

    File Size:

    1.6 MB

    90 KB

    171 KB


      Entity Framework 4.1 - Update 1 is now available, please install Update 1 instead of this release.

      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 ADO.NET Entity Framework and provides an alternative to the existing Database First and Model First patterns. Code First is focused around defining your model using C#/Visual Basic .NET classes, these classes can then be mapped to an existing database or be used to generate a database schema. Additional configuration can be supplied using Data Annotations or via a fluent API.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows XP

      Supported Architectures: x86; x64

      ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.1 requires .NET Framework 4.0 RTM to be installed.
    • Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.1 is subject to license terms that must be agreed to prior to use.

      Download and run EntityFramework41.exe
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