eSqlBlast – Entity SQL Query Helper
I could not have figured out some of these more complex Entity SQL queries without the help of a tool called eSqlBlast written by Zlatko Michailov (in his free time) who is the Program Manager for Entity SQL. The tool is available on Code Gallery along with a number of other tools for Entity Framework at http://code.msdn.com/adonetefx. With eSqlBlast, you can test queries and receive immediate feedback, whether it is an error message describing a problem with the query, or the results along with the generated SQL for the database. I have used the tool in its early stages and look forward to seeing it evolve.
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