Join Michael Sullivan for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing tools for managing data: Object-relational mapping (ORM) tools and the Entity Framework, part of Up and Running with ASP.NET.
…When it comes to managing data in your ASP.NET…application, you'll find that you have a lot of choices.…In this video, we'll take a look at the basic options for how…to store, retrieve and manipulate the data that your application needs to work with.…If you're starting from scratch, the first thing you should figure out…is what kind of database, or…rather database management system you'll be using.…For ASP.NET applications, the answer is usually some version of…SQL Server because of the built in support and tooling available.…
And actually, when you installed Visual Studio Express you also got…a lightweight version of SQL Server that we can use for development.…It's called SQL Server Express LocalDB.…If you have an existing third party database that you…want to use, like Oracle or MySQL, you can certainly do that.…But you'll have to install some additional libraries and you…won't really get the same level of tooling and support.…And if you're working on a completely new project, then it would…be hard to find a compelling reason for using a third party database.…
- Exploring .NET in general and ASP.NET in particular
- Creating controllers and views
- Working with models and forms
- Managing data
- Creating web APIs
- Establishing connections with SignalR
Skill Level Beginner
ASP.NET MVC 4 Essential Trainingwith Jess Chadwick3h 56m Intermediate
1. Exploring the Framework and the Development Environment
2. Structuring Applications
3. Working with Data
Using LINQ to Entities6m 12s
4. Web API and RESTful Services
5. Real-Time Web with SignalR
6. Hands-On Practice
Next steps2m 3s
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