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Daniel Garcia Let's code something up! December 2013 Entries
Portable databases (II): using SQLite with Entity Framework
On the previous post, we saw that it's possible to make use of ADO.NET to create an application that uses SQLite as database. Thereby, with a local database widely used, it's possible to radically enhance the portability of our application if it doesn't require the power of a "traditional" database engine. Anyway, using ADO.NET directly implies to leave aside all the progress implemented by Microsoft along these years in object-relational mapping topics. Supposing we know how to use Entity Framework, ......

Posted On Sunday, December 22, 2013 4:37 PM

Portable databases: using SQLite with .NET
Most of applications we develop on .NET in a professional way use to imply the existence of a database, usually SQL Server, Oracle, DB2 or MySQL. Nevertheless, sometimes, even we need database support, it's not necessary to mantain a database manager, because its portability, licensing, data volume and complexity... In Android, each application uses a single local SQLite database. Why not applying the same philosophy to a .NET application? Well, it's possible to encapsulate the database in a .db ......

Posted On Sunday, December 22, 2013 3:18 AM

Hello, world!
Hi there!Welcome to my little vault of knowledge. My name is Daniel Garcia and I'm a developer and computer science engineer, mostly trained in .NET technology.I've been posting about developing for more than four years in my blog, but only in Spanish (my native language). That's the reason I joined GeeksWithBlogs: I'd like to share my articles also in English, trying to reach more and more developers who may (or not) find interesting those information I use to post.So, this will be basically a translation ......

Posted On Saturday, December 21, 2013 7:38 PM

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