[From Redmond Developer
Microsoft is realigning its next generation modeling and Web services technology by bringing it together with its data programmability stack.
The company this week revealed it is merging its Data Programmability team (which covers its Entity Data Model, (EDM), Entity Framework, Project Astoria, XML, ADO.NET, and related tools and designers) with its Connected Systems group, which includes its modeling and Web services design teams. One of Connected Systems high profile efforts is Project Oslo, Microsoft's next-generation modeling platform.
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