Database Development http://devproconnections.com/taxonomy/term/9091/more en Entity Framework Poised to Come of Age http://devproconnections.com/entity-framework/entity-framework-poised-come-age <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft is working on some major changes to how we develop applications, not only on Windows but on other platforms as well. One of the big technology changes is with Entity Framework 7. They're rewriting EF 7 from scratch to make a break from the decade-old technology of previous versions. There are a lot of things to get excited about, but some scary changes as well. Don Kiely takes a look at what the ADO.NET Entity Framework team is up to, and renews his love-hate relationship with Entity Framework.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/entity-framework/entity-framework-poised-come-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/entity-framework/entity-framework-poised-come-age#comments Entity Framework .NET Framework data access EF 7 Entity Framework Fri, 05 Jun 2015 03:54:00 +0000 14121 at http://devproconnections.com Getty Images SQL Server Gets PHP Dev Support, Java Support on the Way http://devproconnections.com/sql-server-gets-php-dev-support-java-support-way <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Today Microsoft has released a driver to allow PHP developers to connect directly with SQL Server and Azure SQL Database.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://devproconnections.com/site-files/devproconnections.com/files/sqlazure.jpg?1415305617" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/sql-server-gets-php-dev-support-java-support-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Development Cloud SQL Server Azure SQL Database Java PHP SQL Server Thu, 06 Nov 2014 18:44:00 +0000 13431 at http://devproconnections.com Disturbing Problems with SQL Server 2014 http://devproconnections.com/sql-server-2014/disturbing-problems-sql-server-2014 <div class="field-deck"> Developers are getting the cold shoulder </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server 2014 has recently released, and it comes with some exciting new benefits and improvements. From the developer’s point of view, however, SQL Server 2014 and Microsoft are giving customers the cold shoulder. </div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/sql-server-2014/disturbing-problems-sql-server-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/sql-server-2014/disturbing-problems-sql-server-2014#comments SQL Server 2014 Database Development Development developers JSON licensing new features software assurance SQL Server SQL Server 2014 Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:55:00 +0000 12841 at http://devproconnections.com Domain Modeling and Persistence in Entity Framework 6 http://devproconnections.com/entity-framework/domain-modeling-and-persistence-entity-framework-6 <div class="field-deck"> Make your code easier to read and write </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Code-first makes domain-driven design a true possibility if you also use Entity Framework as a plain database wrapper.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/entity-framework/domain-modeling-and-persistence-entity-framework-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/entity-framework/domain-modeling-and-persistence-entity-framework-6#comments Entity Framework code-first database database-first DDD domain-driven design Entity Framework model-first modeling persistence Fri, 25 Apr 2014 23:04:00 +0000 12591 at http://devproconnections.com Using SQL Server Spatial Data with .NET Applications http://devproconnections.com/database-development/using-sql-server-spatial-data-net-applications <div class="field-deck"> Learn how to get started </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to get started using SQL Server's spatial data types with .NET applications.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/database-development/using-sql-server-spatial-data-net-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/database-development/using-sql-server-spatial-data-net-applications#comments Database Development database development location data types for SQL Server map data types for SQL Server Microsoft SQL Server spatial data types Micrsoft SQL Server databases SQL Server Thu, 02 May 2013 15:46:00 +0000 9162 at http://devproconnections.com Get to Know SQL Server 2012's SQL Server Data Tools http://devproconnections.com/database-development/get-know-sql-server-2012s-sql-server-data-tools <div class="field-byline"> Jamie Thomson </div> <div class="field-deck"> Learn how SQL Server 2012's SSDT can improve your database development projects </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server 2012's SQL Server Data Tools features like IntelliSense and declarative database development aid developer productivity.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/database-development/get-know-sql-server-2012s-sql-server-data-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/database-development/get-know-sql-server-2012s-sql-server-data-tools#comments Visual Studio 2012 .NET Framework Database Development Visual Studio Development .NET Framework Code Database Development database development Developer Development How-To Article Intermediate SQL Server SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Data Tools Visual Studio Visual Studio 2012 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 21:00:00 +0000 6047 at http://devproconnections.com New Version of Iron Speed Designer Brings Productivity Improvements http://devproconnections.com/database-development/new-version-iron-speed-designer-brings-productivity-improvements <div class="field-byline"> Blair Greenwood </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Iron Speed has released a new version of its .NET database development tool, Iron Speed Designer 9.1, which lets users deploy applications to the web, cloud, mobile, and SharePoint environments.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/database-development/new-version-iron-speed-designer-brings-productivity-improvements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/database-development/new-version-iron-speed-designer-brings-productivity-improvements#comments .NET Framework Database Development Development .NET Framework Database Development database development tool Development Iron Speed Designer News Tue, 23 Oct 2012 11:00:00 +0000 6176 at http://devproconnections.com <p> New Version of Iron Speed Designer Brings Productivity Improvements</p> Using the MongoDB MSI Installer with Windows Azure Virtual Machines http://devproconnections.com/windows-azure-development/using-mongodb-msi-installer-windows-azure-virtual-machines <div class="field-byline"> Zoiner Tejada </div> <div class="field-deck"> Running the NoSQL MongoDB database on Windows Azure just got a lot easier </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Zoiner Tejada explains how to set up an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) deployment of MongoDB on Windows Azure, using the MongoDB Installer for Azure to automate the process of provisioning Azure Virtual Machines and configuring a replica set on them.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-azure-development/using-mongodb-msi-installer-windows-azure-virtual-machines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-azure-development/using-mongodb-msi-installer-windows-azure-virtual-machines#comments .NET Framework Database Development Windows Azure Development Development .NET Framework Azure Virtual Machines Cloud Computing cloud computing Database Development Developer Development How-To Article IaaS Infrastructure as a service Intermediate MongoDB NoSQL PowerShell Scripting Scripting languages Windows Azure Windows Azure Thu, 11 Oct 2012 10:00:00 +0000 4152 at http://devproconnections.com Improve Performance with Entity Framework 5 http://devproconnections.com/entity-framework/improve-performance-entity-framework-5 <div class="field-byline"> Julie Lerman </div> <div class="field-deck"> EF5 features better query performance, support for enums and spatial data types, and much more </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As Julie Lerman explains, the newly released Entity Framework 5 (EF5) provides significant performance improvements and brings .NET developers many long-awaited new features -- such as support for enums, table-valued functions, and spatial data types.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/entity-framework/improve-performance-entity-framework-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/entity-framework/improve-performance-entity-framework-5#comments Entity Framework .NET Framework Database Development Development .NET Framework .NET Framework 4.5 ADO.NET Entity Framework Database Developer Database Development database development Developer Development Entity Framework Entity Framework 5 How-To Article Intermediate LINQ LINQ SQL Server SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2012 T-SQL T-SQL Tue, 25 Sep 2012 01:00:00 +0000 4171 at http://devproconnections.com Entity Framework Goes Open Source http://devproconnections.com/entity-framework/entity-framework-goes-open-source <div class="field-byline"> Don Kiely </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Don Kiely explains why Microsoft's decision to open source its Entity Framework technology is a win-win for developers.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/entity-framework/entity-framework-goes-open-source" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/entity-framework/entity-framework-goes-open-source#comments ASP.NET Entity Framework ASP.NET MVC Database Development Development ASP ASP.NET ASP.NET ASP.NET MVC Database Development Development Entity Framework Entity Framework Jean Paoli Programming Languages Scott Guthrie Thu, 13 Sep 2012 17:00:00 +0000 6171 at 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