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How to: Create A Model Based on MS SQL 2000 Database

This topic will walk you through the common task of creating a new Telerik Data Access model connected to a MS SQL 2000 database.

To create a new model:

  1. Open Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 in elevated administrator mode.
  2. From the File menu, choose New and then Project.
  3. In the New Project dialog, expand the language of your preference. Select Windows and then select Class Library. Type GettingStartedAzure for a name of your project.
  4. Integrate the project with the Telerik.DataAccess.Fluent NuGet package.
  5. In the App.config file, add a connection string to your database:

        <add name="connectionId" 
             connectionString="data source=.\sqlexpress;
                               initial catalog=FluentMappingDatabase;
                               integrated security=True" 
        providerName="System.Data.SqlClient" />
  6. Create POCO classes for your persistent entities.

  7. Using the Fluent Mapping API create the metadatasource class where the mapping is defined. An example is available here.
  8. Create your context class.

At this point you cat test the model through any application that is integrated with the Telerik.DataAccess.Core NuGet package.