Entity Framework Firestarter NYC Mon, Sept 27

Tuesday, August 10 2010

 Entity Framework NYC Firestarter

This full-day event is FREE
When: Monday Sept 27th, 8am - 6pm
Where: Microsoft Office, 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York City
Current Agenda
(this agenda is currently a work in progress...)
Intro (why ef / overview) – Julie Lerman   
Why EF exists, where it fits into ADO.NET and long term MS strategy, basics about how EF works and some simple first step demos in VS2010.
What’s new in EF4  - Julie Lerman and/or Steve Bohlen
Designer support, model first, stored procedure mappings, pass through sprocs. Lots of the other new stuff is in later talks.
RAD development with EF – Rachel Appel
Drag & Drop with WPF, EntityDataSource, ASP.NET Dynamic Data Sites.
Entity Framework POCO Support Basics - Julie Lerman
How to create snapshot POCOs and dynamic proxy POCOs, differences between their behavior, new T4 code generation, customizing T4 for more targeted POCO classes
Disconnected strategies (WCF/ASP.NET) – Julie Lerman
Leverage new methods for custom WCF/ASP.NET apps, Self-Tracking Entities, quick look at WCF Data Services/OData & WCF RIA Services
Writing Testable/Maintainable Apps with EF  – Julie Lerman & Steve Bohlen
Build simple repositories, unit of work, unit tests, use them all in MVC app…

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