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Save xml content in Sql Server using entity framework
namespace EntityFrameworkXmlDemo
{
internal class Program
{
public static void Main(string[] args)
{
Console.WriteLine("Welcome");
bool retrieve = true;
var context = new SampleContext("connection string here");
if (retrieve)
{
var employee = context.Employees.FirstOrDefault(e => e.Id == 1);
var addresses = employee.Addresses;
}
else
{
var employee = new Employee()
{
Name = "Fanstastic"
};
employee.Addresses.Add(new Address()
{
Name = "Newyork",
Zip = 1234
});
employee.Addresses.Add(new Address()
{
Name = "California",
Zip = 7658
});
employee.SerializeAddress();
context.Employees.Add(employee);
context.SaveChanges();
}
Console.ReadKey();
}
}
public class SampleContext : DbContext
{
public DbSet<Employee> Employees { get; set; }
public SampleContext(string connectionString) : base(connectionString)
{
}
protected override void OnModelCreating(DbModelBuilder modelBuilder)
{
modelBuilder.Configurations.Add(new EmployeeMapping());
base.OnModelCreating(modelBuilder);
}
}
public class EmployeeMapping : EntityTypeConfiguration<Employee>
{
public EmployeeMapping()
{
this.ToTable("Employees");
this.HasKey(d => d.Id);
this.Property(d => d.Id).HasDatabaseGeneratedOption(DatabaseGeneratedOption.Identity);
this.Property(d => d.Name);
this.Property(d => d.Address).HasColumnType("xml");
this.Ignore(d => d.Addresses);
}
}
public class Employee
{
private IList<Address> _addresses;
public int Id { get; set; }
public string Name { get; set; }
public string Address { get; set; }
public IList<Address> Addresses
{
get
{
_addresses = DeSerializeAddress();
return _addresses;
}
set => _addresses = value;
}
public void SerializeAddress()
{
var serializer = new XmlSerializer(typeof(List<Address>));
var stringWriter = new StringWriter();
serializer.Serialize(stringWriter, _addresses);
Address = stringWriter.ToString();
}
public IList<Address> DeSerializeAddress()
{
if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(Address))
{
var serializer = new XmlSerializer(typeof(List<Address>));
var stringReader = new StringReader(Address);
return (IList<Address>)serializer.Deserialize(stringReader);
}
return _addresses;
}
public Employee()
{
_addresses = new List<Address>();
}
}
public class Address
{
public string Name { get; set; }
public int Zip { get; set; }
}
}
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