The “Model Browser” window provides a tree view of the Entity Data Model components contained in the EDM. See how to drill down in the database side of the EDM or look at the model side.
- [Voiceover] In this video,…I'll look at the model browser tool.…If you don't see it in Visual Studio,…open up Solution Explorer,…double click on your edmx file.…In the designer that pops up,…right click and choose Model Browser.…This is another way of looking at the definition…of your entity data model.…It just uses a tree view…instead of some of the other views that we've seen…in other movies.…At the top is a list of diagrams.…We've already seen those, so I'll collapse that node.…And below that are two other major nodes,…the model node and the store node.…
Now, they'll have different names…depending on what kind of project name you used.…The model represents the .net types…that you're using in the mappings…and the store section represents the table items.…I'll look in the tables folder down here,…and I see I have a categories table,…and a context table, and a customers table.…And of course these are not really tables here,…these are the entity types.…This is models.store.customers entity type.…And up here in the top half in the entity types folder,…
- Exploring integration with Azure data sources and other Microsoft databases
- Working with SQL Server Express LocalDB
- Connecting to databases with Server Explorer
- Working with database tables
- Manipulating tables with the SQL Server Object Explorer
- Creating queries and custom views
- Creating stored procedures
- Comparing databases
- Building a data project in Visual Studio
- Refactoring a database object
- Deploying the database
- Connecting to Azure databases
- Deploying data projects to Azure
- Integrating Visual Studio with Entity Framework
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 08/23/2017. What changed?
A: The following topics were updated: installing the SSDT features and why LocalDB is essential for developers.
1. Database and Data Integration
The Azure data sources2m 35s
2. SQL Server Express LocalDB
3. Server Explorer
4. SQL Server Object Explorer
5. Queries, Views, and Stored Procedures
6. Compare databases
7. SQL Server Data Project
8. Azure Data
Get an Azure account1m 10s
9. Entity Framework
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