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.