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.