• .NET Web

    Telerik ASP.NET AJAX Controls and Entity Framework 6 - Buttery Smoothness

    Microsoft released the updated Entity Framework 6 (EF6) framework in early 2013 to eager developers who wanted to use the newly open sourced data access library. At the time, Microsoft didn't provide support for the Entity Framework Data Source in ASP.NET. In this article, Jeff Fritz shows you how Telerik is supporting the recently released EF6 support for ASP.NET web forms.
  • .NET

    Using Entity Framework with Telerik Reporting and Report Designer (OBSOLETE)

    This article outlines how to use newer versions of Entity Framework (EF) with Telerik Reporting as well as the stand-alone Telerik Report Designer.
  • .NET

    Migration to Telerik OpenAccess ORM is Now Easier Than Ever

    Have you reached a point in your application where you want to rewrite some portion of the code, change a public API or even switch to one of the third party components that are widely used today? It's very likely that you've bumped into this wall like most of the developers out there and you know that usually a comprehensive evaluation of the pros and cons of the switch is required to ensure the same improvement can't be achieved with some small tweaks in the existing solution. Either way, you might end up fighting with strange issues and spending tons of time...
    September 28, 2012
  • .NET

    Connecting Telerik Reporting to SQL Azure via Entity Framework

    Download SqlAzure.EntityFramework (C# VS2010) - 160KB In the previous blog post from the series we discussed how to connect Telerik Reporting to a SQL Azure database using Open Access ORM with the OpenAccessDataSource component. Now it is time to demonstrate how to perform this with another very popular ORM – Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework and the EntityDataSource component. For the sake of this example we assume an existing SQL Azure account with the Adventure Works sample database already installed. Let’s start with a new ADO.NET Entity Data Model. To connect to the SQL Azure database specify the server name and the login credentials of your SQL Azure account, then choose the AdventureWorksLTAZ2008R2 sample database as shown below: To create the entity model,...
    January 11, 2011
  • .NET

    Master-Details with RadGridView for Silverlight 4, WCF RIA Services RC2 and Entity Framework 4.0

    I have prepared a sample project with the Silverlight 4 version of RadGridView released yesterday. The sample project was created with Visual Studio 2010, WCF RIA Services RC 2 for Visual Studio 2010, and ADO.NET Entity Framework (.NET 4). I have decided to use the SalesOrderHeader and SalesOrderDetails tables from the Adventure Works Database, because they provide the perfect one-to-many relationship: I will not go over the steps for creating the ADO.NET Entity Data Model and the Domain Service Class. In case you are not familiar with them, you should start with Brad Abrams’ series of blog posts and read this blog after that. To enable the...