Devart dotConnect for PostgreSQL v7.18.1739 Professional

Devart dotConnect for PostgreSQL v7.18.1739 Professional
Devart dotConnect for PostgreSQL v7.18.1739


dotConnect for PostgreSQL is a high-performance ORM enabled data provider for PostgreSQL that builds on ADO.NET technology to present a complete solution for developing PostgreSQL-based database applications. It introduces new approaches for designing application architecture, boosts productivity, and facilitates the development of database applications.

Our ADO.NET PostgreSQL provider supports a wide range of PostgreSQL-specific features, such as secure SSL connections, PostgreSQL notifications, PostgreSQL bulk data loading, GEOMETRY, PostgreSQL ARRAY types, and others.

Advanced Visual Studio Integration
dotConnect for PostgreSQL provides a vast number of GUI tools that increase your productivity. For example, it includes DataSet tools, such as DataSet Wizard, DataSet Editor, DataSet Manager, provide you an easy way to create and edit typed and untyped DataSets.

PostgreSQL ADO.NET Provider supports advanced Visual Studio integration (DDEX), and provides convenient visual component editors to simplify component tweaking.

Broad Compatibility
dotConnect for PostgreSQL was the first PostgreSQL database provider to support .NET Core and Entity Framework Core, and we work hard to support new platforms and development technologies as soon as they are released.

PostgreSQL support: from 7.1 to 12
Visual Studio support: 2008 – 2019
Platforms support:
Full .NET Framework 2.0 – 4.8
.NET Core 1.x, 2.x, and 3.0
.NET Compact Framework 2.0 and above
Mono 2.0 and above

Enhanced ORM Support
dotConnect for PostgreSQL offers enhanced ORM support with a bundled visual designer for ORM models - Entity Developer. Our PostgreSQL ADO.NET Provider supports the following ORMs:

Entity Framework v1 - v6
Entity Framework Core 1.x, 2.x, and 3.1
NHibernate
LinqConnect

7.18.1739 01-Oct-20

Visual Studio 2019 version 16.8 Preview is supported
Entity Developer
EF Core 3 spatial data types support is improved: in addition to Geometry and Geography, specific .NET NetTopologySuite types like GeographyPoint, GeographyLine are now available property types
The bug with throwing "EntityProperty does not contain a definition for IsSpatialType", when custom template from previous versions is used, in EF Core Model is fixed
The bug with applying On Delete Action=Cascade set in Association Editor to the Generate Database Script functionality in EF Core Model is fixed
The bug with reading settings from *.edps by console Entity Developer is fixed
Entity Framework support
The bug with throwing System.NullReferenceException by the Code-First CreateDatabase() / Code-First Migrations functionality in EF Core is fixed


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