EntityServerModeDataSource Class

A data source that can be associated with the Entity Framework source.

Namespace: DevExpress.Data.Linq

Assembly: DevExpress.Web.v21.1.dll

Declaration

public class EntityServerModeDataSource :
    DataSourceControl

Remarks

The EntityServerModeDataSource component allows you to bind the ASPxCardView, ASPxGridView, ASPxVerticalGrid, ASPxComboBox and ASPxPivotGrid controls to a data source via the Entity Framework, and enable the database server mode. To do this, follow the steps listed below:

IMPORTANT

To use the Server Mode with Entity Framework 6+, it is necessary to use special options on the application startup. To learn more, see the Knowledge Base Article: Is it possible to use the Entity Framework 6 and Server Mode together.

Online Demos

Web Forms:

MVC:

Example

The following example illustrates how to use the EntityServerModeDataSource component.

<dx:ASPxGridView ID="grid" ClientInstanceName="grid" runat="server" KeyFieldName="ID" Width="100%" 
    DataSourceID="EntityServerModeDataSource">
</dx:ASPxGridView>
<dx:EntityServerModeDataSource ID="EntityServerModeDataSource" runat="server" 
    ContextTypeName="DevExpress.Web.Demos.LargeDatabaseContext" TableName="Emails" />

Inheritance

Object
Control
DataSourceControl
EntityServerModeDataSource
See Also