I've seen several articles on using a database in a WPF.Net 4 application. I believe the primary two technologies are:
I sometimes see mention of the Linq to Entities (L2E) technology, but I can never figure out what makes L2E different from EF.
So, my question is: Are there any differences between the technologies of Entity Framework and Linq to Entities? Or is this just another name for one technology?
Entity Framework allows for the development of queries in one of two ways:
L2E is a component of EF rather than a distinct technology.
For comparison, have a look at this article: http://thedatafarm.com/blog/data-access/choosing-linq-to-entities-vs-entity-sql-vs-entityclient/