asp.net mvc – connectionStrings in web.config is missing?

asp.net mvc – connectionStrings in web.config is missing?

Entity Framework is all about conventions. If you dont provide it with a connection string (name), it will determine one by convention.

This is explained in MSDN: Entity Framework Connections and Models:

If you have not done any other configuration in your application, then calling the parameterless constructor on DbContext will cause DbContext to run in Code First mode with a database connection created by convention.

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In this example DbContext uses the namespace qualified name of your derived context class—Demo.EF.BloggingContext—as the database name and creates a connection string for this database using either SQL Express or LocalDb. If both are installed, SQL Express will be used.

asp.net mvc – connectionStrings in web.config is missing?

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