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  • What's New in Entity Framework Core 8

    Entity Framework Core 8, scheduled for release in November 2023, brings new features and new improvements to features already introduced in EF Core 7. Notable features include: support for raw SQL queries for unmapped types, lazy-loading improvements and support for TimeOnly and DateOnly SQL Server data types.

  • Entity Framework 7 Brings Bulk Operations and JSON Columns

    Version 7 of Entity Framework (EF) Core, Microsoft's object-to-database mapper library for .NET Framework, was released in November. The updated version brings performance updates when saving data, allows JSON column operations, enables efficient bulk operations, and contains many minor fixes and improvements. The EF7 Core is available for both .NET 7 and .NET 6.

  • .NET News Roundup: Microsoft Build, .NET 6, MAUI, Visual Studio 2019, Project Reunion

    It's been a busy week for the .NET community with this year's edition of Microsoft Build. During the event, Microsoft released new previews for .NET 6 and its related frameworks, along with a new version of Visual Studio, TypeScript 4.3, and more. InfoQ examined these and a number of smaller stories in the .NET ecosystem from the week of May 24th, 2021.