1.1 What you’ll learn from this book
1.2 My “lightbulb moment” with Entity Framework
1.3 Some words for existing EF6.x developers
1.4 An overview of EF Core
1.4.1 The downsides of O/RMs
1.5 What about NoSQL?
1.6 Your first EF Core application
1.6.1 What you need to install
1.6.2 Creating your own .NET Core console app with EF Core
1.7 The database that MyFirstEfCoreApp will access
1.8 Setting up the MyFirstEfCoreApp application
1.8.1 The classes that map to the database—Book and Author
1.8.2 The application’s DbContext
1.9 Looking under the hood of EF Core
1.9.1 Modeling the database
1.9.2 Reading data from the database
1.9.3 Updating the database
1.10 The stages of development of EF Core
1.11 Should you use EF Core in your next project?
1.11.1 .NET 5 is the Future, and its fast!
1.11.2 Open source and open communication
1.11.3 Multi-platform applications and development
1.11.4 Rapid development, and good features
1.11.5 Well supported
1.11.6 Always high-performance
1.12 When should you not use EF Core?