dotConnect Express for MySQL is a free enhanced data provider built over ADO.NET architecture and a development framework with a number of innovative technologies.
Version: 8.4dotConnect Express for MySQL is a free enhanced data provider built over ADO.NET architecture and a development framework with a number of innovative technologies.
Operating System: Windows
It introduces new approaches for designing applications and boosts productivity of database application development.
- Flexible ConnectivitydotConnect for MySQL can operate in Direct mode without MySQL client library and in Client mode with usage of libmysql.dll.
- Database Application Development ExtensionsdotConnect 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.dotConnect Express for MySQL integrates tightly with Data Designer Extensibility features (DDEX) which allow to design applications in more convenient and fast way. This integration makes possible using such tools as DataSet Designer, Data Source wizard, Query Builder, TableAdapter configuration, Preview Data capability and configuration web SqlDataSource component greatly easier.
Users can use integration with Server Explorer to open data connections and to log on to servers, and explore databases.
With Server Explorer users also can view and retrieve information from all of the databases they are connected to. It is possible to use Server Explorer for listing database tables, views, stored procedures, functions, and expansion individual nodes to list columns or arguments.
Version 8.4: - Visual Studio 2015 is supported
Version 8.3: - The ADO.NET implementation of ASP.NET Identity and ASP.NET Identity 2.0 support is added
Version 6.10: The Express Edition is a free data provider with basic connectivity features: * .NET Framework support * ADO.NET core classes * Native data types classes and structures
Version 5.50: Visual Studio 2010 Beta supported The behavior of ConnectionTimeout corrected Ability to perform SSH authentication using public key added HTTP tunneling improved with the new PHP script The LocalFailover property and ConnectionLost event added for processing connection problems
Version 5.00: - MyDirect .NET renamed to dotConnect for MySQL - Renamed assemblies, namespaces, and classes