Install the following packages from Nuget Package Manager…
Install Entity Framework..
Check to see if Entity Framework is installed
PM> dotnet ef
You will get the following if EF is not installed…
dotnet : Could not execute because the specified command or file was not found. At line:1 char:1 + dotnet ef + ~~~~~~~~~ + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (Could not execu... was not found.:String) , RemoteException + FullyQualifiedErrorId : NativeCommandError Possible reasons for this include: * You misspelled a built-in dotnet command. * You intended to execute a .NET program, but dotnet-ef does not exist. * You intended to run a global tool, but a dotnet-prefixed executable with this name could not be found on the PATH.
You will get the following if EF is installed…
_/\__ ---==/ \\ ___ ___ |. \|\ | __|| __| | ) \\\ | _| | _| \_/ | //|\\ |___||_| / \\\/\\ Entity Framework Core .NET Command-line Tools 6.0.4 Usage: dotnet ef [options] [command] Options: --version Show version information -h|--help Show help information -v|--verbose Show verbose output. --no-color Don't colorize output. --prefix-output Prefix output with level. Commands: database Commands to manage the database. dbcontext Commands to manage DbContext types. migrations Commands to manage migrations. Use "dotnet ef [command] --help" for more information about a command.
Install Entity Framework
PM> dotnet tool install --global dotnet-ef
You can invoke the tool using the following command: dotnet-ef Tool 'dotnet-ef' (version '6.0.4') was successfully installed.