Enhance Enums by creating a Lookup Table with the Enum items
Now that EF 5 supports enums, please (optionally) create Lookup Tables in the database with the enum items or store them in the metadata.
This enables Lightswitch and other apps to reconstruct the enums/use the Lookup Tables.
While you wait you might find this handy: https://www.nuget.org/packages/ef-enum-to-lookup
It generates the lookup table from enums in an EF db-context.
I often have a table in my database with enum values in it. I would like the option to map this table as my enum instead of the way enums are currently created.
+3 on Bruce's comment: "Also, have the ability to create Enums from a Lookup Table (Database-first approach)."
Bruce Leggett commented
Also, have the ability to create Enums from a Lookup Table (Database-first approach).
The enum lookup table should be readonly.