Choosing the Mapping Approach
This article is relevant to entity models that utilize the deprecated Visual Studio integration of Telerik Data Access. The current documentation of the Data Access framework is available here.
The "M" in MVC stands for model. It doesn't necessarily mean Telerik Data Access but any set of classes. At this point you need to make a choice which approach you want to use to create your model – Fluent Mapping API or Database First Approach. This subsection demonstrates both approaches, you need to choose one of them:
- Using Database First ( Create Telerik Data Access Rlinq Model Library Project )
- Using Fluent Mapping API ( Create Telerik Data Access Fluent Model Library Project )