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Entity Framework Tutorial (Update) - Second Edition

By : Joydip Kanjilal
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Entity Framework Tutorial (Update) - Second Edition

By: Joydip Kanjilal

Overview of this book

The ADO.NET Entity Framework from Microsoft is a new ADO.NET development framework that provides a level of abstraction for data access strategies and solves the impedance mismatch issues that exist between different data models This book explores Microsoft’s Entity Framework and explains how it can used to build enterprise level applications. It will also teach you how you can work with RESTful Services and Google’s Protocol Buffers with Entity Framework and WCF. You will explore how to use Entity Framework with ASP.NET Web API and also how to consume the data exposed by Entity Framework from client applications of varying types, i.e., ASP.NET MVC, WPF and Silverlight. You will familiarize yourself with the new features and improvements introduced in Entity Framework including enhanced POCO support, template-based code generation, tooling consolidation and connection resiliency. By the end of the book, you will be able to successfully extend the new functionalities of Entity framework into your project.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Entity Framework Tutorial Second Edition
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Creating stored procedures

A stored procedure is a group of one or more Transact-SQL statements stored in the database data dictionary and compiled as a single execution plan. We will create stored procedures that we will use to select, insert, update, and delete data from the Employee and Department tables we just created. Here is a list of the stored procedures that we will create for our Payroll database:

  • Employee_Select

  • Employee_Insert

  • Employee_Update

  • Employee_Delete

  • Department_Select

  • Department_Insert

  • Department_Update

  • Department_Delete

The following code shows the complete scripts for each of the stored procedures for the Employee and Department tables:

Create Procedure Employee_Select
Select EmployeeID, FirstName, LastName, Address,Phone, DepartmentDepartmentID, JoiningDate,CreatedDate_DateCreated 
from Employees

Create Procedure Employee_Insert
@FirstName varchar(50), @LastName varchar(50), @Address varchar(200), 
@Phone varchar(20), @DepartmentID int, @JoiningDate datetime...