entity framework – Why Cant I Use TEntity?
TEntity is a generic type parameter, not a concrete type.
I guess my question is why I cant use it, why do I get Unknown type.
Because its not a concrete type.
Say you have a generic list implementation, declared as
T is a type parameter, which means that it does not represent a specific type. As the programmer, you have to instruct the compiler to use a specific type to use, rather than the generic type
T, by providing a type argument. You could create a list of integers like so:
List<int> myInts = new List<int>();
In this example, the type argument is
int. All the generic methods (or properties) of
List that accept or return a
T will instead use