Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework Step by StepPaperback - 2013
"Expand your expertise--and teach yourself the fundamentals of the Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework 5. If you have previous programming experience but are new to the Entity Framework, this tutorial delivers the step-by-step guidance and coding exercises you need to master core topics and techniques. Discover how to: Access data in a managed way--using minimal code; Apply three workflows supported by the Entity Framework; Perform essential tasks with full automation in place; Manipulate data with both LINQ and Entity SQL; Create examples that rely on Table-Valued Functions; Determine the remedies for Entity-specific exceptions; Explore the use of optimistic and pessimistic concurrency; [and] Define mappings between your applications and data sources"--Page 4 of cover.
Publisher: Sebastopol, California : Published with the authorization of Microsoft Corporation by O'Reilly Media, Inc., 
Characteristics: xxv, 417 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Alternative Title: ADO.NET entity framework step by step