Entity Framework Feature CTP 4 Released

The Microsoft’s ADO.NET team has released the latest Entity Framework Feature CTP,which is now available for Download from the http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=4e094902-aeff-4ee2-a12d-5881d4b0dd3e&displaylang=en . Remember that Entity Framework 4 was released together with Visual Studio 2010 in April 2010

The new CTP is called as Entity Framework Feature CTP 4 that includes the early preview of the Code First features.

CTP stands for Community Technical Preview .

The .NET Framework 4 is a mandatory/ pre-requisite for the installation of the CTP.

This includes quite a significant features of new conventions for code first feature and also the productivity improvements for writing a quicker and simpler code .

What is Code First Feature ???

In simple terms , Code First Feature is about creating our data model using classes(C#) .

This version is just an CTP Release that includes some additional features of EF4 and seems like these will be included with the future releases of the Entity Framework .

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