In this course, Entity Framework Core – A Full Tour, you will learn to work with data in your .NET applications.
Most times when courses are created for .NET technologies, the details of Entity Framework and it’s sheer power are neglected. We get distracted with abstractions and layers and don’t focus on what Entity Framework is doing and can do.
In this course, we will review the general benefits of using Entity Framework Core 5, which is Microsoft’s flagship Object Relational Mapper (ORM), to relieve you of many concerns and challenges that come with this component of software development. We will also spend time discovering how to EF Core translates classes and references to Database Models and Relationships.
We will learn how to write queries, update databases incrementally, rollback changes and explore the myriad capabilities that Entity Framework Core affords us.
When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Entity Framework Core needed to fluidly interact with data and write queries for .NET Core applications with ease.
By the end of watching this course, you’ll be able to:
- Construct a data model using code-first and database-first workflows
- Understand Entity Framework Commands
- Use migrations to manage database changes
- Apply Database validations and constraints
- Perform CRUD operations using LINQ
- Apply best practices with Entity Framework
- Extending Data Contexts
- Understand how Change Tracking works.
- Manage Database Structure using Fluent API
- Handle One-To-One, One-To-Many and Many-To-Many Relationships
In order to take this course, you should have at least 3 months experience programming in C#. If you need to strengthen your C# fundamentals, you can take my C# beginner course C# Console and Windows Forms Development with LINQ & ADO .NET
You may also want to explore Database Development, which you may peruse the course Microsoft SQL Server Development for Everyone.
Content and Overview
To take this course, you will need to have some knowledge of C#. Even if you do not have much exposure to the .NET development stack, this course is very beginner friendly and chock full of development tips.
This premium course is smartly broken up to highlight a set of related activities based on each module in the application that is being built. We will also look at troubleshooting and debugging errors as we go along; implementing best practices; writing efficient logic and understanding why developers do things the way they do. Your knowledge will grow, step by step, throughout the course and you will be challenged to be the best you can be.
The course is complete with working files hosted on GitHub, with the inclusion of some files to make it easier for you to replicate the code being demonstrated. You will be able to work alongside the author as you work through each lecture and will receive a verifiable certificate of completion upon finishing the course.
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Who this course is for:
- Students who want to learn Entity Framework in a hands on way.