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EFDataConnection Methods

A connection to an Entity Framework data source.

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Public method Close Closes the connection to an Entity Framework data source.
Public method CreateConnectionString Creates a connection string used by an Entity Framework data source to establish a connection to a data base.
Public method CreateDataConnectionParameters Creates the connection parameters for an Entity Framework data source.
Public method Dispose Releases all resources used by an EFDataConnection.
Public method Equals Determines whether the specified System.Object is equal to the current System.Object. (Inherited from System.Object)
Public methodStatic member Equals Determines whether the specified System.Object instances are considered equal. (Inherited from System.Object)
Public method GetDBSchema Overloaded. Returns the schema of the data source that is connected using the current EFDataConnection.
Public method GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. System.Object.GetHashCode is suitable for use in hashing algorithms and data structures like a hash table. (Inherited from System.Object)
Public method GetType Gets the System.Type of the current instance. (Inherited from System.Object)
Public method Open Opens the data connection session.
Public methodStatic member ReferenceEquals Determines whether the specified System.Object instances are the same instance. (Inherited from System.Object)
Public method ToString Returns a System.String that represents the current System.Object. (Inherited from System.Object)
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