[ASP.NET Core 1.0] Automatic Migrations in Entity Framework 7 (EF Core 1.0)

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There is no more public Configuration() { AutomaticMigrationsEnabled = false; } in Entity Framework Core 1.0 (formerly  EF 7.0) Now you can use extension Migrate method during database initialization. For example, you have custom DBInitializer class: public class DBInitialization { public static void Initialize() { using (var context = new DbContext()) { context.Database.Migrate(); // Other db initialization code. } } } There is also async version of this method. This method will apply any pendi...

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[ASP.NET 5] Lazy DBContext initialization with Entity Framework 7

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I will show you how to do lazy db context initialization with Entity Framework 7. The idea is simple, we need an easy way to get database context in a request. If db context was used in the request we should call SaveChanges method and dispose used context if not we shouldn't do anything. For "client", code should look like this: public class SomeRepository { private readonly IDbContext _db; public SomeRepository(IDbContext db) { _db = db; } public void Add(Item item) { _db.Current.Items.Add(ite...

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