# Saturday, 30 April 2011
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If you are doing work with LINQ, LinqPad is an indispensable tool.  The latest beta release (4.34.2) of LinqPad has added support for connecting to Entity Framework Code First libraries.  As long as your data context is based on DbContext.

Now when you add a connection you’ll get a new option for Entity Framework POCO (4.1 RC). 


Next, you’ll need to browse to your Code First Library:


If you’re data context is based on DbContext (public class YourContext: DbContext) then LinqPad will find your data context:



The last step is to point it to your application / web config file for the connection string:ConnectionString

And voila:


Happy Coding!

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