Entity Framework Create(Generate) Classes From Database

In this tutorial i am going to explain about Entity Framework Create(Generate) Classes From Database. In my previous tutorial i have explained about

Implementation :

Now we will see the implementation of Entity Framework Create(Generate) Classes From Database.

Step 1:  Open Visual studio and create new project. Name it as DemoProject and click Next.

Step 1 of Entity Framework Create(Generate) Classes From Database

Step 2: In the next screen choose Empty template and then in Add folders and core references section choose MVC and click next.

Step 2 of Entity Framework Create(Generate) Classes From Database



Step 3: it will create the project. Once the project is loaded right click on model folder and choose Add ->Class

Step 3 of Entity Framework Create(Generate) Classes From Database

Step 4: It will open template dialog. Choose Visual C# under Installed accordion from left panel. And choose ADO.Net Entity Data Model from middle panel. Name it as DbContext and click Add.

Step 4 of Entity Framework Create(Generate) Classes From Database

Step 5. In the next section Entity Data Model Wizard, from Choose model contents block choose Code First From Database  from What should the model contain? block and click Next.

Step 5 of Entity Framework Create(Generate) Classes From Database

Step 6: It will ask for the database connection details. Click on New Connection and it will open Choose Data Source dialog. Choose Microsoft SQL Server and click Continue.

Step 6 of Entity Framework Create(Generate) Classes From Database

Step 7:Enter your database credentials,choose your database and test your connection finally click Ok.

Step 7 of Entity Framework Create(Generate) Classes From Database

Step 8: In the next screen choose the tables you want to generate class and click Finish.

Step 8 of Entity Framework Create(Generate) Classes From Database

It will generate the classes for the selected tables and database context for that classes.

Output:

Now if you run the program you can see the output of Entity Framework Create(Generate) Classes From Database.

Output of Entity Framework Create(Generate) Classes From Database

Generated DBContext class contains relations to all table.

Conclusion:

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