what technologies i will need after add dll as reference to windows form RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have dll files from mvc web application AND i need to use it in windows form application in

    visual studio 2015 .NET 4.5.2 .

    I add dll files as reference IN windows form application 2015.

    dll files taken from web application working with mvc 5 entity framework 6

    and i need to use dll in windows form application 

    so that what i need in windows form application to implement dll files

    and functions inside it .

    so that when i use dll in windows form application what i will use

    I will use entity framework or .net framework technology .

    use Add new item  - Data- entity data model (edmx) or NOT . 

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:32 PM

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  • Hi,

    To be honest, I do not know how to answer your question, since I know nothing about your program, I do not know which dependencies are cited by these DLL files.

    >> use Add new item - Data- entity data model (edmx) or NOT . 

    It depends on whether you use the database first or the code first.

    If your DLL is data access layer  which use code first , you do not have to create it.

    If your DLL is not data access layer and you have a database , you can use database first to create edmx.

    Best Regards,


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    Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:38 AM
  • Just add MVC dll without adding edmx file. The entity files generated by tt are autamically compiled into MVC dll.
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:37 PM