Julia Lerman is the leading independent authority on the Entity Framework and has been using and teaching the technology since its inception in 2006. She is well known in the .NET community as a Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider, and INETA Speaker. Julia is a frequent presenter at technical conferences around the world and writes articles for many well-known technical publications including the Data Points column in MSDN Magazine.
Julia lives in Vermont with her husband, Rich, and gigantic dog, Sampson, where she runs the Vermont.NET User Group. You can read her blog at www.thedatafarm.com/blog and follow her on Twitter at julielerman.
I originally came across the author's blogs and I found them relevant to my work and well written.
I read the online excerpts from the book and decided to buy. Read more
This book is a must have for those of us using Entity Framework. I know it will benefit my career for many years to come.Published 11 months ago by John Drews
Not only does this book cover explain Entity Framework from a programming point of view, but it pulls back the covers to explain the many options available. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Anonymous
The book describes the Entity Framework in fair amount of detail, and is probably all what you would need to work with EF.
However the book is very verbose. Read more
Very well written, but its getting little bit out of date (thats why -1 * ).
Contains practical aspects and theoretical also (architecture etc.. Read more
Sometime an author is both knowledgeable, concise, and doesn't wander from the core subject.Julia Lerman is such an author. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Richard A. Young
This book is good but forces one to walk through from front to back to fully learn EF4. EF5 with DbContext is easier but this book will be more confusing trying to implement EF5... Read morePublished 20 months ago by James D. Perkins
I needed a reference for a project that I was working on. This digitally delivered book provided the information I needed to complete my work. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Richard
Julia Lerman is an expert on EF, her writing style is simple and easy to read.
The book comes with great examples that she explains step by step. Read more