My “Data Dilemma” cover story, sub-titled “Mapping a strategy for Microsoft's new data-programming models” for the July 15, 2008 issue of Redmond Developer News covers the ADO.NET data technologies included in Visual Studio 2008’s forthcoming Service Pack 1: ADO.NET Entity Framework, ADO.NET Data Services (formerly codenamed “Astoria”), and ASP.NET Dynamic Data.
The article includes a couple of sidebars:
The issue also has related items:
- Q & A: “Data Driver - Microsoft's Michael Pizzo talks up Entity Framework” by RDN editor Jeffrey Schwartz
- “Response Chain: Entity Framework Protest Draws Criticism.”
Mike’s Q & A session outlines plans for the use of Entity Framework as a future data source for data synchronization and reporting services.
For more than the single anonymous reader’s response to the “ADO.NET Entity Framework Vote of No Confidence,” see Current Commentary About the “ADO.NET Entity Framework Vote of No Confidence” Manifesto of June 28, 2008 (updated 7/8/2008.)