ADO.NET Entity Framework means many things to many people.  At it’s core, however, it allows for Object Relational Mapping (ORM) by providing a layer of abstraction between relational databases and Object Oriented domain objects. The first version of Entity Framework was introduced with .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and Visual Studio 2008 SP1.  While the intention… Read More


Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) is Microsoft’s latest platform for building workflow-enabled applications. Along with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), WF is part of the WinFX platform, now officially named as .NET Framework 3.0. While workflow capability has been available to developers using BizTalk Server and other third-party products, WF provides a… Read More