Entity Framework Code-First Migrations: Listing 1

DataBaseStruct.vb

Imports System.Data.Entity
Imports System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations

'*** Note: This is the "DataAccess" Namespace ***

#Region "Table Classes"
'************************************************************************************************
'Classes describing individual table structure for each table identified in the context database
'************************************************************************************************

<Table("VehicleTable")>
Public Class Vehicle
Public Property VehicleId() As Int32
<Column("MakeOfCar")>
Public Property Make() As String
Public Property Model() As String
Public Property VehicleType() As VehicleType
Public Property VIN() As String            'New Property Added
Public Property LicensePlate() As String   'New Property Added
End Class

Public Class VehicleType
Public Property VehicleTypeId() As Int32
Public Property Name() As String
Public Property Description() As String
Public Property NumberOfAxles As Int32     'New Property Added
End Class

#End Region

#Region "Context Class"
'*******************************************************
'Context class describing Database and its tables
'*******************************************************
Public Class TransportationDB
Inherits DbContext

Public Property Vehicles() As DbSet(Of Vehicle)
Public Property VehicleTypes() As DbSet(Of VehicleType)

End Class

#End Region

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