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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: