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December 11, 2007
The latest rev of the ADO.NET Entity Framework include performance improvements and new data providers. Microsoft also said its Astoria REST-based data services will now become ADO.NET Data Services.
November 02, 2007
Astoria, a Microsoft project geared toward Web APIs for data access, makes heavy use of the ADO.NET Entity Framework. This podcast offers a quick introduction to Astoria.
October 15, 2007
Using the Entity Framework, Microsoft's Astoria project provides a level of abstraction that allows developers to work with their own data models when creating applications using data downloaded from Web databases.
October 30, 2006
During a keynote at the recent VSLive show in Boston, Rocky Lhotka highlighted Microsoft's upcoming Language Integrated Query and offered hints for confronting changes to ADO.NET.
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