2.5.2012 The State of Entity Framework Today with Julie Lerman


We’re very happy to invite you to a user group meeting about Entity Framework with Julie Lerman.

Julie visits Switzerland for a business trip near Lucerne and joins us to talk about the state of the entity framework. Don’t miss this great opportunity!


  1. Introduction
  2. Short presentation to be defined3.
  3. The State of Entity Framework Today with Julie Lerman
  4. Knowledge Exchange/Apéro


bbv Software Services AG, Blumenrain 10, Luzern, 1. Stock (Details see http://www.dotnet-zentral.ch/?page_id=98)


6 PM – 8:30 PM (After that apero)


  • #dotznt (Hashtag-Usergroup)
  • @julielerman

The State of Entity Framework Today

In this presentation, we’ll begin with some Entity Framework introductory basics for those of you who have not seen it yet. Then you’ll see a few of the  important features such as Code First Validation and Database migrations. For the seasoned EF developers, we’ll finish up with a look at a small application that demonstrates a disconnected, testable and maintainable architecture.


Julie Lerman is the leading independent authority on Microsoft’s ADO.NET  Entity Framework and has been using and teaching the technology since its inception in 2006. Julie is the author of the highly acclaimed “Programming Entity Framework” book series from O’Reilly Media with recent editions on Code First (Dec 2011) and DbContext (Feb 2012) . She is well known in the .NET community as a Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider and INETA Speaker. She is a prolific blogger and a frequent presenter at technical conferences large and small around the world, such as TechEd and DevConnections. She also writes articles for many well-known technical publications, including the monthly Data Points column in MSDN Magazine. Julie keeps busy creating training videos for MSDN and Pluralsight.com. Julia lives in Vermont where she has run the Vermont.NET User Group since 2002 and was a founding board member of the Vermont Software Developers Alliance. You can read her blog at www.thedatafarm.com/blog and her tweets at twitter.com/julielerman.

Short presentation

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