dotConnect for MySQL is an enhanced database connectivity solution built over ADO.NET architecture and a development framework with a number of innovative technologies. With state of the art ORM solutions such as Entity Framework and LINQ to SQL, it introduces new approaches for designing applications and boosts productivity of database application development.
* Flexible Connectivity
dotConnect for MySQL can operate in Direct mode without MySQL client library and in Client mode with usage of libmysql.dll.
* Database Application Development Extensions
dotConnect for MySQL has a rich set of design time tools that leverage the development process greatly. Particularly, there are convenient design time component editors, wizards and managers, toolset for live data binding, DDEX, a and much more.
* MySQL Advanced Features Support
dotConnect for MySQL allows developers to harness full capabilities of the MySQL server. dotConnect for MySQL supports such MySQL-specific features as as secure SSL and SSH connections, embedded server, compression protocol, HTTP tunneling and others.
* ORM Support
dotConnect for MySQL offers enhanced ORM support with a bundled visual designer for ORM models - Entity Developer. dotConnect for MySQL supports Entity Framework v1 and v4, NHibernate, and LinqConnect (formerly LINQ to MySQL) - our own ORM solution, closely compatible to Microsoft LINQ to SQL, while extending its functionality with its own features.
dotConnect for MySQL supports Dynamic database creation and deletion for both Entity Framework v1 and v4. It provides wide support for stored procedures, MySQL-specific functions and types. For best performance, dotConnect for MySQL offers you configurable Batch Updates support in SubmitChanges. Entity Framework v 4.1 features - Code First and DbContext API are supported in a new DbContext template with fluent mapping generation.
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Recent Changes: * New Entity Framework 4.1 features Code First (fluent mapping) and DbContext API were supported with new DbContext template with fluent mapping generation.
* Template system was significantly improved.
* Many Entity Framework provider configuration options were added, for example Batch Updates.
Install Support: Install and Uninstall
Supported Languages: English
Additional Requirements: .Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0
PAD file URL: http://www.devart.com/padfiles/dcmysql.pad.xml