ORM Solutions

Visual Studio 2019 Support in LINQ Insight 3.7 and T4 Editor 1.0.10

Devart is glad to announce the release of the LINQ Insight 3.7, our design-time LINQ debugger and profiling add-on for Visual Studio, and T4 Editor 1.0.10 – our free Visual Studio extension. New versions of Devart products offer you support for Visual Studio 2019. (more…)

Visual Studio 2019 Support in Devart .NET Connectivity Solutions!

Devart is glad to announce the release of the new versions of dotConnect ADO.NET data providers, LinqConnect – our LINQ to SQL-compatible ORM solution, and Entity Developer – our visual designer for ORM models. New versions of Devart products offer you support for Visual Studio 2019.
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Visual Studio 2019 RC4 Support in Devart .NET Connectivity Solutions!

Devart is glad to announce support for Visual Studio 2019 Release Candidate 4 in dotConnect ADO.NET data providers for databases and cloud apps, LinqConnect ORM solution, and our ORM designer – Entity Developer.
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PostgreSQL 11 support in dotConnect for PostgreSQL, LinqConnect, SSIS Components, and Entity Developer

Devart is glad to announce support for the latest PostgreSQL version – PostgreSQL 11 – in the newly released dotConnect for PostgreSQL 7.12 and SSIS Data Flow Components 1.10 as well as in LinqConnect, and Entity Developer products.
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Devart Products Win at Visual Studio Magazine 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards

We are super excited to inform our users that our products have become bronze winners at  Visual Studio Magazine 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards! (more…)

Entity Framework Core 2.1.1 Support in Entity Developer and dotConnect Providers!

Devart is glad to announce the release of the new versions of dotConnect ADO.NET data providers and Entity Developer – our visual designer for ORM models. New versions of Devart products offer you support for Entity Framework Core 2.1.1. Additionally, dotConnect for PostgreSQL now supports connections via SSH protocol.
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Entity Framework Core 1 (Entity Framework 7) Support

Entity Framework Core 1, formerly known as Entity Framework 7 (hereafter also called EF Core or EF7), is supported in Devart ADO.NET provider product line. It is supported in providers for relational databases: Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, DB2, and provides for cloud data sources (more…)

Entity Developer 6.0 – New ORM Designer for Telerik Data Access

As Telerik announced a few months ago in their blog, they deprecated visual designer and Visual Studio tools for their Data Access ORM (formerly, OpenAccess ORM) – a very popular and powerful data access (more…)

String Enum Representation in Entity Developer

This article explains and demonstrates mapping a string representation of enum to string fields in a database in Entity Developer. The sample, demonstrated in this post, is included into our NHibernate Mapping Samples application, described in the corresponding NHibernate Mapping Samples blog article. It is named ‘Enum Type Property’; however, other samples from this application probably prove to become useful for NHibernate users both beginners and professionals, so we recommend downloading it for everyone who develop NHibernate applications.

The problem with mapping enum types in NHibernate is that NHibernate can map enum type values only to the numeric columns in database without additional manipulations. However, when enum values are stored in database as strings, NHibernate requires the user to perform some additional actions.
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Oracle 12c Support and More New Features in New Versions of Devart Products

Devart releases new versions of its products: LinqConnect ORM solution, dotConnect ADO.NET data providers, and ORM designer – Entity Developer. The main new feature in dotConnect for Oracle, LinqConnect, and Entity Developer is the support for the latest release of Oracle Database – Oracle 12c. Additionally, dotConnect data providers offer you Sync Framework support, improved PgSqlDump component, load balancing support in dotConnect for MySQL, and other features. This article describes the new features in details.
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