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How to access access data with Entity Framework 6?

How to access access data with Entity Framework 6?

In this article you will complete the code-first approach to accessing Access data using the CData ADO.NET Provider. Open Visual Studio and create a new Windows Form Application. This article uses a C# project with .NET 4.5.

What can the Entity Framework be used for?

Entity Framework is an object-relational mapping framework that can be used to work with data as objects.

How to get the entity type in EF Core?

First you need to get the type of the entity from the name (in case you have the type, just use it directly). You can use reflection for that, but probably the correct way for EF Core is to use FindEntityType method. Once you have the type, the problem is how to get the corresponding DbSet<T>.

How to install Entity Framework in Visual Studio?

Run the command ‘Install-Package EntityFramework’ in the Package Manger Console in Visual Studio to install the latest release of Entity Framework. Modify the App.config file in the project to add a reference to the Access Entity Framework 6 assembly and the connection string.

In this article you will complete the code-first approach to accessing Access data using the CData ADO.NET Provider. Open Visual Studio and create a new Windows Form Application. This article uses a C# project with .NET 4.5.

First you need to get the type of the entity from the name (in case you have the type, just use it directly). You can use reflection for that, but probably the correct way for EF Core is to use FindEntityType method. Once you have the type, the problem is how to get the corresponding DbSet .

How does the table per type Entity Framework work?

Our TPT mapping is ready, and we can try adding new records to the database. As you can see, the base class and subclasses have its own table. The table for subclasses contains columns only for each noninherited property along with a primary key that is also a foreign key of the base class table.

What is the connection string for Entity Framework?

Your connection-string would be for an .mdb (Access 2003-) file. Check connection strings here You need the ACE OLEDB provider. Standard Security: Entity Framework does not support OLEDB connections, so your connection string will not work.