Entity Framework 5 Beta 1 Available on NuGet
Entity Framework 5 beta is now available on nuget. EF5 includes many long awaited features which were dependent on the .NET framework 4.5 such as Spatial Data types, Enum support and Table-Valued functions. EF5 also includes significant performance improvements. You will need Visual Studio 11 in order to work with EF5, however EF 4.3.1 was also released which includes several bug fixes.
Install EF5 using the -includeprerelease tag
More info is available on the ADO.NET Team Blog here>.