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February 2010 Entries
Guids as Primary Keys with Entity Framework 4
I normally use an int with an identity as the primary key for most tables in Sql Server and I think that is probably the normal habit of most developers, but on occasion, you will need to use a unique identifier, which maps to a System.Guid in code. I am not going to go into the pros/cons of using a Guid as your primary key, as there is much debate around this. I am currently working on a project where this is required and I also use Entity Framework 4 and ran in a snag almost immediately. Entity ......

Posted On Friday, February 12, 2010 11:27 AM

MSDN geekSpeak Recording Link and Demos
Yesterday I did a MSDN geekSpeak on Persistence Ignorance with Entity Framework 4. The recording is now up on Channel 9 and I have a link to the demos below: Recorded webcast geekSpeak Demo Code A special thanks to Glen Gordan and Dani Diaz for hosting this geekSpeak and asking me to come on as a guest. I had a blast! As I mention in the webcast you can hit me up from my contact form on here or catch me on twitter if you have any questions ......

Posted On Thursday, February 11, 2010 9:26 PM

Community Megaphone Podcast Show #3 with Dan Rigsby
Episode 3 of the Community Megaphone Podcast is now up with special guest Dan Rigsby from Indianapolis, IN and you get it on http://www.communitymegapho... Dan talked to Andrew and I about a myriad of topics including Olso, Dallas, M and OData. Dan Rigsby is a System Architect for Aprimo in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dan has been an avid .Net developer since late 2001 starting with ASP.Net, but today concentrates on SOA, Wcf, smart client applications, and a host of other areas. Dan is very ......

Posted On Wednesday, February 10, 2010 10:09 AM

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