dotConnect for MySQL is an enhanced data provider built on ADO.NET architecture and a development framework with a number of innovative technologies. It supports Entity Framework, NHibernate, and LinqConnect ORMs.
Version: 8.12dotConnect for MySQL is an enhanced data provider built over ADO.NET architecture and a development framework with a number of innovative technologies.
License: Free To Try $99.95
Operating System: Windows
With state of the art ORM solutions such as Entity Framework and LinqConnect, it introduces new approaches for designing applications and boosts productivity of database application development.
Key Features:*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, 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 secure SSL and SSH connections, embedded server, compression protocol, HTTP tunneling and more.*ORM Support. dotConnect for MySQL offers enhanced ORM support with a bundled visual designer for ORM models - Entity Developer.
It offers you advanced support for Model-First and Database-First design approaches and flexible T4 template-based code generation for the model. dotConnect for MySQL supports Entity Framework v1 - v6.1 and Entity Framework Core (Entity Framework 7), NHibernate, and LinqConnect. dotConnect for MySQL supports such Entity Framework features as Entity Framework Spatials, Code First, Code First Migrations.*Workflow Foundation Support.
Provides support for MySQL Workflow Instance Store and Workflow Tracking. *BIS Support. dotConnect for MySQL supports Reporting and Analytics services and offers Source and Destination Data Flow components for Integration Services *Support for ASP.NET Identity 1 and 2, Sync Framework *MS SQL Server 2016 is supported in SSIS DataFlow components
Version 8.12: *MySQL 8.0 is supported *The IDbColumnSchemaGenerator interface and the MySqlDataReader.GetColumnSchema() method are implemented *The performance of the SSIS Lookup component is improved
Version 8.11: *SSL is supported in .NET Standard 2.0 provider assemblies *Proxy connection is supported for the SSL and HTTPS protocols *Entity Framework Core 2.1 is supported *Entity Framework Core 2.1.1 is supported
Version 8.10: - .NET Standard 2.0 is supported - .NET Core 2.0 is supported - .NET Standard 2.0 compatible assemblies are added to the Devart.Data and Devart.Data.MySql NuGet packages - Distributed transactions are supported
Version 8.9: - .NET Core is supported - The NuGet packages with .NET Standard 1.3 (.NET Core) compliant assemblies are uploaded to www.nuget.org
Version 8.8: -Visual Studio 2017 is supported -The "Initial Catalog" connection string parameter is added to MySqlConnection as an alias to the "Database" connection string parameter -The JSON data type is supported -Entity Framework Core 1.1.1 is supported
Version 8.7: *Entity Framework Core Database-First Support *JSON Functionality Support in Entity Framework *The 'Do not install assemblies in the GAC' check box that allows disabling placing the provider assemblies to the GAC is added to the Install Wizard
Version 8.6: -Entity Framework support -Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools Business Intelligence (SSDT-BI) project templates for Analysis Services, Reporting Services, and Integration Services (mapping wizards) in Visual Studio 2015 are supported -Microsoft SQL Server 2016 is supported in SSIS DataFlow components
Version 8.4: - Visual Studio 2015 Support is added
Version 8.3: - The ADO.NET implementation of ASP.NET Identity and ASP.NET Identity 2.0 support is added - CTR encryption mode for SSH connections is supported - The 'keep alive' parameter is added to the connection string - MySqlUtils class is added
Version 6.30: * 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.