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Can I connect to the DB using DBContext in MVC3 by defining the ConnectionString in Web.config?

If possible can anyone provide me some links too?
Posted 7-Nov-12 0:14am
Edited 7-Nov-12 0:18am
jim lahey24.9K
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Solution 1

The short answer is yes. You can use Entity Framework in your controller actions methods:[^]

The view engine you use has no bearing on your data layer at all. It's one of the benefits of using MVC.
hemantwithu at 7-Nov-12 6:27am
Thanks for replying.Can we do this with Code First?If yes ,What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of CF?
jim lahey at 7-Nov-12 6:29am
That looks like a separate question to me. Please don't ask questions in the comments section, they get overlooked. If you ask that as another question, others can find it there.

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