This writeup will provide you insights into the database migration command which is crucial for the code first approach using two methods: the Windows CLI and Visual Studio Package manager console.

Method 1- Using Package Manager

Adding Migration

add-migration FirstMigration

Updating database with latest changes of database script

Update-database

Removing the migration-it removes the last migration

 remove-migration

Drop database

drop-database

Generating SQL Script

script-migration

Method 2- Using Windows CLI

Adding Migration

dotnet ef migrations add FirstMigration

Updating database with latest changes of database script

dotnet ef database update

Removing the migration

dotnet ef migrations remove

Dropping database

dotnet ef drop database

Generating SQL Script

dotnet ef migration script

To recapitulate, we have learned the most important and common command for database migration code first approach. I hope, it will be helpful for you to utilize it especially; if your project is based on the code first approach.

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