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Thanks for the response. Yes, I understand that it will not be perfect, but some kind of automation would be great if you could elaborate more in the book. There are great tools available: https://github.com/domaindrivendev/Swashbuckle.AspNetCore

It would be great if the design principles of the following frameworks become clear (and how they work together)
- EF Core
- MMVC (MVC)
- Web API (REST)

In plain English, how to create automatically entities from an existing database, use them to create the REST API, which is used in a mobile or desktop application to view and update the data in the UI.

I found this (http://www.learnentityframeworkcore.com/walkthroughs/existing-database) but the rest of the pieces are not clear to me. Especially since this process is common, it should possible to automate this completely.