Over the years, this blog has been about many different things related to software development with Microsoft technologies. Since my current role focuses on PowerApps & Flow, that's what it's primarily about right now.
Of course, you’ll need to make sure you don’t pick data types in your diagram that the xrmspeedy tool can’t translate to CRM types, but this approach can be used as a productivity enhancement to those who prefer to diagram out their entities and generated them. Since this is an open source tool, you might consider contributing feedback if you have ideas for improvement. After a little trial and error, I’ve found I get value out of using Visual Studio’s Entity Framework Designer plus this tool when brainstorming data models and building POCs. Your Mileage May Vary (YMMV).
This is a topic I have customer conversations about quite often. I just found my latest “watch this, then let’s talk about it” reference. Tony Sneed just published a webinar about the topic. Definitely worth watching if you are interested in this scenario.
If you haven’t been keeping up on the ADO.NET team blog, but you want to get up to speed with what’s coming in the next release of the Entity Framework (.NET 4.0), then now is the time to start monitoring their blog. Since 5/11, they’ve cranked out seven posts on new features. I like what they are doing. The post on 5/11 gives you a high level update. Then, they have followed it up with “Sneak Previews” of specific improvements. Definitely worth the time to read through these posts!