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C# Entity Framework Basics Entity Framework and Databases Controlling Database Generation

In Context.cs add a default constructor that sets the database initializer to an instance of the DropCreateDatabaseAlway

I tried what I thought was the same constructor in the video. Any help in getting back on track?

Context.cs
using System.Data.Entity;

namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
    public class Context : DbContext
    {

        // Is this not the constructor in the video? 
        Database.SetInitializer(new DropCreateDatabaseAlways<Context>());
    }
        public DbSet<Course> Courses { get; set; }
    }
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

You need to create the constructor method.

The challenges are intentionally different from the videos, so you should always read the instructions carefully to identify the differences.

However, in this case you just haven't created a constructor method around your code for configuring the database.