* 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. It offers you advanced support for Model-First and Database-First design approaches and flexible T4 template-based code generation for the model. dotConnect for PostgreSQL supports Entity Framework v1, v4, and v5, NHibernate, and LinqConnect (formerly known as LINQ to PostgreSQL) - Devart's own ORM solution, closely compatible to Microsoft LINQ to SQL. Entity Framework v4.1 features - Code First and DbContext API are supported in a new DbContext template with fluent mapping generation. dotConnect for PostgreSQL now supports Entity Framework Spatials.
What's new in this version:
Version 7.6.667: Entity Framework (Entity Framework Core RC1 is supported, Entity Framework-related assemblies are renamed), Microsoft SQL Server 2016 is supported in SSIS DataFlow components, Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools Business Intelligence (SSDT-BI) project templates in Visual Studio 2015 are supported.