This video sets the knowledge level prerequisites for the course and the software required.
- [Instructor] Hi, before we get into the class, there are a few things that you're going to need to install as well as some assumptions about what you know. So let's cover those. So I assume that you know Visual Studio and C#, preferably 6.0, although it works with older versions, as well. LINQ syntax, and that is Basic Language Integrated Query. We're not going to do any super hard things with LINQ but you want to make sure you have some familiarity with LINQ going in. And then Simple SQL Server concepts, such as tables, primary keys, relationships, you know, the things, as a developer, that you would need to know about SQL Server.
From a software perspective, we're going to need Visual Studio 2015, that can be any version. So the Community Edition is now free and it's fully featured, pretty much the same as what Pro was in earlier versions, and you can download it at this link. SQL Server Express or SQL Server Developer Edition will both work. Developer Edition for 2016 and 2014 is also free, but you can use SQL Server Express and you can get that at the following link, as well.
- Configuring entities
- Examining generated classes
- Installing EF tools
- Unit testing
- Creating, reading, updating, and deleting data