Microsoft WCF Data Services 5.6.0 Released, Includes Entity Framework 6 Support

Microsoft WCF Services 5.6.0 is available now for download, now including Support for Entity Framework packaged in NuGet and ready for your consumption. Microsoft states that in order to create a new OData service with Entity Framework 6 you begin by making use of an ASP.NET Empty Web Application, create an App_Data folder, install the WCF Data Services Entity Framework Provider NuGet package, add a new WCF data service, and begin. Users will also be required to upgrade each of their other NuGet packages since the latest release depends upon EF6. Full details on the new Microsoft WCF Data Services with Entity Framework support can be found here.