Traditionally, Entity Framework has used a designer and XML files to define the conceptual and storage models. Now with Entity Framework Code First we can ditch the XML files and define the data model directly in code. This session will give an overview of all of the awesomeness that is Code First including Data Annotations, Fluent API, DbContext and the new Migrations feature. Be prepared for a fast moving and interactive session filled with great information on how to access your data.
Richie Rump is a software developer, data architect and project manager. He currently helps companies solve their data challenges by using SQL Server and .Net. He holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and certifications in various Microsoft development technologies. Richie is also the founder of the dotNet Miami, a community focused on enterprise development with .NET and SQL Server . His previous experience includes working with Burger King, Florida Power and Light, Ryder and Walt Disney World. Richie is a graduate of the University of Miami where he received a Business degree in Computer Information Systems.