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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

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