Entity Framework Core in Action, Second Edition

  • 18h 57m 50s
  • Jon P Smith
  • Manning Publications
  • 2021

Entity Framework Core in Action, Second Edition is an in-depth guide to reading and writing databases with EF Core. Revised from the bestselling original edition, it’s filled with over 100 diagrams, code snippets, and examples—including building and scaling your own bookselling web application. Learn from author Jon Smith’s extensive experience working with EF Core in production, as you discover time-saving patterns and best practices for security, performance tuning, and unit testing. All of the book’s code is available on GitHub.

about the technology

Entity Framework radically simplifies data access in .NET applications. This easy-to-use object-relational mapper (ORM) lets you write database code in pure C#. It automatically maps classes to database tables and enables queries with standard LINQ commands. It even generates SQL, so you don’t have to!

about the book

Entity Framework Core in Action, Second Edition teaches you to write flawless database interactions for .NET applications. Following relevant examples from author Jon Smith’s extensive experience, you’ll progress quickly from EF basics to advanced techniques. In addition to the latest EF features, this book addresses performance, security, refactoring, and unit testing. This updated edition also contains new material on NoSQL databases.

About the Author

Jon P. Smith is a freelance software developer and architect with a special focus on .NET and Azure.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction to Entity Framework Core
  • Chapter 2 - Querying the Database
  • Chapter 3 - Changing the Database Content
  • Chapter 4 - Using EF Core in Business Logic
  • Chapter 5 - Using EF Core in ASP.NET Core Web Applications
  • Chapter 6 - Tips and Techniques for Reading and Writing with EF Core
  • Chapter 7 - Configuring Nonrelational Properties
  • Chapter 8 - Configuring Relationships
  • Chapter 9 - Handling Database Migrations
  • Chapter 10 - Configuring Advanced Features and Handling Concurrency Conflicts
  • Chapter 11 - Going Deeper into the DbContext
  • Chapter 12 - Using Entity Events to Solve Business Problems
  • Chapter 13 - Domain-driven Design and Other Architectural Approaches
  • Chapter 14 - EF Core Performance Tuning
  • Chapter 15 - Master Class on Performance-tuning Database Queries
  • Chapter 16 - Cosmos DB, CQRS, and Other Database Types
  • Chapter 17 - Unit Testing EF Core Applications
  • Appendix A: A Brief Introduction to LINQ