Support for .NET Core 2.0 and PostgreSQL 10 in Updated dotConnect for PostgreSQL

Posted on 2017-11-06 by Devart

Devart updated dotConnect ADO.NET data provider for PostgreSQL, LINQ to SQL-compatible ORM solution LinqConnect, and an ORM designer Entity Developer.

.NET Standard Compatible Assemblies

dotConnect provider for PostgreSQL now has .NET Standard compatible assemblies both for .NET Standard 1.3 and .NET Standard 2.0. The new .NET Standard 2.0 compatible assemblies support many features, that are not available in .NET Standard 1.3 compatible assemblies. Particularly, the new assemblies include support for distributed transactions, DataAdapter and CommandBuilder classes, Dump classes, etc.

New Features in Entity Developer

The new version of Entity Developer supports Entity Framework Core 2.0. Now you can design both Entity Framework Core 1.1 and 2.0 models. In Entity Framework Core 2.0 models you can use complex types for entity properties, Entity Framework Core 2.0 native mapping for database scalar functions, table splitting, generate self-contained type configuration code, etc.

Additionally, the new version of Entity Developer now supports executing LINQ queries against the model and retrieving data when working with projects, targeting .NET Core or .NET Standard.

PostgreSQL 10 Support

The new dotConnect for PostgreSQL version also supports PostgreSQL 10.

For more info please check https://www.devart.com/news/2017/net-core-2-support.html

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