Earlier this week, Microsoft published the roadmap for .NET Core 2.1, ASP.NET Core 2.1 and EF Core 2.1, expected to be out in the first quarter of 2018. The team also talked about several new features with this new release. This release is more of a feedback-oriented release based on .NET Core 2.0 release. The.NET Core 2.0 is a huge success and already more than half a million developers are now using .NET Core 2.0. All thanks to .NET Standard 2.0 release. In this post find out about the new features of .NET Core 2.1. (more…)
There are many new features introduced in Entity Framework Core (EF Core). And one of the most awaited feature is, batching of statement. So what exactly batching of statement is? Batching of statement means that it doesn’t send individual command for every insert/update/delete statement. It will batch multiple statements in a single round trip to the database. So In this post, let’s see how it works and then compare the results with EF6.
Entity Framework Core 1.0 has been already out and Microsoft has already started working on Entity Framework Core 1.1. One of the advantage of ASP.NET Core is cross-platform support similarly Entity Framework Core (EF Core) is also cross-platform version of Entity Framework. So here is a quick and short summary of what’s new in Entity Framework Core compared to its previous versions. (more…)
One of the new feature of EF Core is, Entity Framework Core InMemory provider. It’s a new db Provider which holds everything in memory. There is no database written to disk. This is useful for unit testing entity framework DB operations as InMemory storage behaves same as the actual database storage. So you don’t have to connect and query to actual database. So in this post, let’s see how to configure and use Entity Framework Core InMemory provider with an ASP.NET Core Application.