Version 6 of the Entity Framework (EF), .NET’s data access and object-relational layer, is included with Visual Studio 2013. Features such as async query/save, connection resiliency, command interception/logging, custom Code First conventions, code-based configuration and Code First stored procedure mapping make EF6 a significant upgrade. Watch this video to see new EF features in action.
Targeting the screen most people keep in their pocket is critical to the modern business. This video shows how to build mobile experiences for any platform using Azure, with capabilities like data storage, offline data sync, authentication with Azure Active Directory, and push notifications.