dotConnect for MySQL 6.70 is released!

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dotConnect for MySQL 6.70 is released!

Post by Devart » Fri 27 Jan 2012 12:14

Dear users,

Devart is glad to announce the release of the new version of dotConnect for MySQL, enhanced database connectivity solution, built over the ADO.NET architecture, that supports Entity Framework and LinqConnect ORM solutions. New dotConnect for MySQL offers you offers you support for Entity Framework 4.3 Beta 1 (Code First Migrations).

Now you can benefit from the cutting edge Entity Framework functionality to push model changes to the database automatically. We have added a new Devart.Data.MySql.Entity.Migrations.dll assembly that implements this functionality to our product.

Here is the complete list of dotConnect for MySQL 6.70.293 features:
LinqConnect (formerly known as LINQ to MySQL)
  • The bug with empty spaces in foreign key names generated by the CreateDatabase() method is fixed
Entity Developer
  • The documentation generation for navigation properties is implemented
  • The "Recreate Model" option, allowing to rebuild the model from a scratch, is added to the "Update Model From Database" wizard
  • The "GeneratePartialClass" template property to generate a partial class, which will not be overwritten by the designer, for each class in the model is added
  • The stored procedures support in DbContext template in case of XML mapping is implemented (Entity Framework models)
  • The behaviour is changed: database column comments are transfered to the Summary attribute of the Documentation property now
  • The behaviour is changed: the TINYINT(1) data type is now used for the columns which correspond to the System.Boolean properties
  • The bug with resetting the Validate Required property after reopening model is fixed
  • The bug with generating System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.KeyAttribute() for Primary Key columns is fixed
  • The bug with a workability of documentation links on Start Page is fixed
  • The bug with resetting the StoreGeneratedPattern attribute by the Update Model From Database wizard is fixed (Entity Framework models)
Entity Framework support
  • Entity Framework 4.3 Beta 1 (Code First Migrations) is supported
  • The bug with removing existing stored procedures from the model in Entity Data Model Wizard, when no new stored procedures are selected, is fixed
Devart development team