Most software - whether for business or entertainment - is driven by data that users need to interact with. In this course, Entity Framework Core: Getting Started, you will learn how to use Microsoft's modern data access platform, Entity Framework Core. You will learn how to build data models, use EF Core to bridge your software with your data store, and how to incorporate all of this into desktop, mobile, and web applications. When you're finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of Entity Framework Core that will help you as you move forward to build software in .NET, whether you are targeting Windows, OS X, or Linux. Software required: Visual Studio 2015 or Visual Studio 2017.