Modern App Development

MAH02 Code-First vs. Database-First: Where Are You on the Spectrum, and Why?


9:30am - 10:45am

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Tony Sellars

Data Platform and BI Consultant


Often, the question of code-first or database-first is answered in an all or nothing fashion. It may also be based on either what has been done before or the one you are most comfortable with. In this session we will navigate through a number of scenarios that highlight strengths and challenges to consider. Not all applications, environments, teams, or data are created the same.

You will learn:

  • What you get out of the box with each approach
  • Tradeoffs and problem areas
  • Patterns and practices to guide implementation