dotConnect for PostgreSQL is an enhanced database connectivity solution built over ADO.NET architecture and a development framework with a number of innovative technologies. With state of the art ORM solutions such as Entity framework and LINQ to SQL it introduces new approaches for designing applications and boosts productivity of database application development.
* Database Application Development Extensions
dotConnect for PostgreSQL has a rich set of design time tools that leverage the development process greatly. Particularly there are convenient component editors wizards and managers toolset for live data binding DDEX a and much more.
* PostgreSQL Advanced Features Support
dotConnect for PostgreSQL allows developers to harness full capabilities of the PostgreSQL server. dotConnect for PostgreSQL supports such PostgreSQL-specific features as secure SSL connections PostgreSQL notifications PostgreSQL bulk data loading and others.
* Optimized Code
dotConnect for PostgreSQL assemblies are implemented using optimized code and advanced data access algorithms.
* ORM Support
dotConnect for PostgreSQL offers enhanced ORM support with a bundled visual designer for ORM models - Entity Developer. dotConnect for PostgreSQL supports Entity framework v1 and v4 NHibernate and LinqConnect (formerly LINQ to PostgreSQL) - our own ORM solution closely compatible to Microsoft LINQ to SQL while extending its functionality with its own features.
The new 5.80 version supports Visual Studio 11 Beta and Entity framework 5.0 Beta 1. Now users can apply dotConnect for PostgreSQL for creating applications targeting Windows 8 in the newest version of the Microsoft IDE.
dotConnect for PostgreSQL provides users an opportunity to benefit from the cutting edge Entity framework functionality to push model changes to the database automatically.