Devart Blog

June, 2011

dbForge Studio for MySql on Linux family operating systems

Posted by on June 22nd, 2011

Despite the fact that dbForge products were developed only for Windows platforms, our active users (thanks to Tsvetkov) have found a way to use some features of dbForge Studio for MySql on Linux family operating systems.

Tests were run under .Net Framework 2.0 on Wine emulator. (more…)

Comic video about developing dbForge Studio for MySQL

Posted by on June 17th, 2011

Our company has been working on its own MySQL GUI client development for over 6 years. Many features were implemented in this product in accordance with our users’ requests, that acted as task originators for us. We are glad that the development process of our MySQL Front-End goes on and on, and we were able to release version 5.0 of the product. For the release of version 5.0, we decided to make a special video telling about the product history. You can see the result.


Funny video about history of our MySQL GUI tool

We did not intend to have a professional video made by clip-makers. The video was shot frame-by-frame using a common digital camera. After that jpg files were rendered to the mp4 video format. Shooting took almost 7 hours. All models were made by hand from plasticine by one of our employees, whose hobby is design and model-making. All of us want to thank him for this!

Using Entity Framework Power Tools CTP1 with Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQLite

Posted by on June 13th, 2011

Released soon after Entity Framework 4.1, EF Power Tools CTP1 is intended to provide design-time support for the development that involves the use of the Entity Framework Code-First approach. EF Power Tools CTP1 can be downloaded from Visual Studio Gallery. Further in the article, you will find an explanation on how to use Entity Framework Power Tools with Devart dotConnect providers for Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite, as well as information on Entity Developer that can be used as an alternative to Entity Framework Power Tools.

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