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Entity Framework (EF) Core is a lightweight and extensible version of the popular Entity Framework data access technology.

EF Core is an object-relational mapper (O/RM) that enables .NET developers to work with a database using .NET objects. It eliminates the need for most of the data-access code that developers usually need to write.

In this session, Erik Ejlskov Jensen will give you a detailed overview of EF Core, how it relates to it's predecessor Entity Framework 6 and what the plans are for future versions of Entity Framework (both 6 and Core).

There will be a number of demos of new features in the latest versions of EF Core 2.0 to 2.2.

In addition, Erik will give you a tour of "EF Core Power Tools", a free Visual Studio extension he maintains, that will boost your EF Core development efforts.

Bio: Erik Ejlskov Jensen is an Azure Data Developer at Cloudeon A/S. He is a 10 times Microsoft MVP. He maintains a number of open source projects on Github that relate to Entity Framework and data access development.

Food: Our host, Miracle, will sponsor some kind of food :P