PostgreSQLDirect .NET Data Provider version 3.00 Released!

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PostgreSQLDirect .NET Data Provider version 3.00 Released!

Post by Devart » Mon 16 Apr 2007 12:26

Dear users,

Core Lab team is glad to announce a release of the new PostgreSQLDirect .NET version 3.00.
The new PostgreSQLDirect .NET is based on a new engine and emphasize design-time development and data management.
The new version conceptually redesigns PgSqlDataTable component abilities and usage patterns, improve database application
design-time features, reveal advanced .NET Framework 2.0 features, and introduce a lot of server-specific features.

More information on this below.

Application development enhancement
  • Added DataSet Manager to control dataset instances in the project
  • Added DataSet Editor for convenient datasets manipulation
  • New PgSqlDataSet class to use with PgSqlDataTable
  • New component DataLink added for flexible data binding
  • New capabilities added to PgSqlDataTable class
  • Added capability for cross-form components cooperation
  • Design time visualization extended
  • Supported addin and DataSet Wizard integration with Borland Developer Studio
.NET 2 features
  • Added PgSqlDependency class to support Database Change Notification
  • Added PgSqlDataSourceEnumerator class to support Server Enumeration feature
  • Added support for Batch Update in PgSqlDataAdapter
  • Added support for returning provider-specific types in PgSqlDataReader and PgSqlDataAdapter
Other features
  • SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence Solutions supported
  • Added PgSqlSelectStatement class for building SELECT statements
  • Added PgSqlTimeStamp class to represent TIMESTAMP and DATE types
  • Added list of hosts in connection form and connection properties
  • Added PgSqlLoader.LoadTable() method
  • Base level classes moved to the new assembly CoreLab.Data.dll
  • New demo projects added
  • Added DbLoader class that serves to load external data into database
  • Added PostgreSQLDirect .NET information to Visual Studio 2005 splash screen and About box
  • Expressions in select statements supported
Please see PostgreSQLDirect .NET 3.00 Press Release from Company News page.

Please try the new version of PostgreSQLDirect .NET 3.00 that can be downloaded at

To participate in discussion about the new PostgreSQLDirect .NET version, visit the Core Lab support forums
at or e-mail the developers directly.
We're looking forward to your comments and suggestions.

Core Lab development team