Improved Entity Framework support in XAF 13.2

With the release v13.2.6, eXpressApp Framework (XAF) supports Entity Framework 6 by default. If you are upgrading from an earlier version of EF, please take special note of the following Microsoft article: Upgrading to EF6.

Due to the recent changes to Entity Framework, we have also updated and restructured our documentation to help you get started with Entity Framework in XAF. More is also coming as we simplify some of our EF-related APIs.
To learn about these changes, please be sure to visit the Business Model Design with Entity Framework section of our docs.

In addition to service refactorings and usability improvements, v13.2.7 introduces additional features requested by our Entity Framework users. Specifically, we now support composite keys and custom calculated fields in the entity data model. These changes allow your end-users to extend a business model at runtime without recompiling the app. Note that since built-in support for custom fields does not exist in Entity Framework, we had to provide our own implementation (check the docs for more information).


1 comment(s)
Paolo Liverani

Hello Dennis,

any news about the roadmap for XAF?

I would be interested about the features you think you could possibly release in 2014.1.

Paolo

25 February, 2014

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