With the .NET 5 release comes the newest Entity Framework Core version, unsurprisingly called Entity Framework Core 5 (EF Core 5). The .NET community got its first glimpse of Entity Framework (EF) on August 11th, 2008, with the release of .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1. Let's say a few things have changed since the initial release. For those unfamiliar with the technology, Entity Framework is an object-relational mapper (ORM), helping developers overcome the impedance mismatches between C# and a database instance's schema. Entity Framework has come a long way since its original inception.
Getting Started With Entity Framework Core 5