Entity Framework Installing The Entity Framework NuGet Package


In your Visual Studio open the Solution Explorer window then right click on your project then choose Manage NuGet Packages from the menu:

Manage nuget packages

In the window that opens type EntityFramework in the search box in the top right.

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Or if you are using Visual Studio 2015 you'll see something like this:

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Then click Install.

We can also install entity framework using the package manager console. To do you have first to open it using the Tools menu -> NuGet Package Manager -> Package Manager Console then enter this:

Install-Package EntityFramework

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This will install Entity Framework and automatically add a reference to the assembly in your project.