LinqConnect is a fast, lightweight, and easy to use LINQ to SQL compatible ORM solution,
supporting SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQLite. It allows you to use
efficient and powerful data access for your .NET Framework, Metro, Silverlight,
or Windows Phone applications supporting Code-First, Model-First, Database-First
or mixed approaches.
LinqConnect was developed closely to LINQ to SQL and retains full compatibility
with it. Interface of the LinqConnect classes is compatible with LINQ to SQL
ones. If you are a LINQ to SQL developer, you don't need to learn much
and can start developing with LinqConnect immediately.
Unlike LINQ to SQL, LinqConnect is an actively developed and supported product,
and it offers a number of benefits over LINQ to SQL. It supports more database servers,
more development platforms, more LINQ features, more mapping kinds, provides better
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LinqConnect supports all the development approaches - Code-First, Database-First,
Model-First, or, for example, mixing Database-First and Model-First. Its visual
model designer Entity Developer allows you to quickly
and conveniently design your model and offers easy-to-use wizards for creating model
from a database, database from a model, or synchronizing existing model and database
in any direction. Entity Developer provides powerful and highly customizable template-based
code generation, allowing you to configure code output redirection, generate partial
classes, use custom attributes for your classes and members and validation engines
for properties, etc.
Share the same code for working with data on different platforms! LinqConnect is
a database connectivity solution that works great on different .NET-based frameworks.
In addition to LINQ data access, it offers you ADO.NET interfaces for Silverlight,
Metro, and Windows Phone, that was not available for these platforms before! Moreover,
for these platforms, LinqConnect provides a managed embedded database engine from
C# SQLite project for working with local SQLite databases. For more details, visit
the following pages: LinqConnect
for Metro, LinqConnect
for Silverlight and
LinqConnect for Windows Phone.
Use LinqConnect for data access in your Windows Forms, ASP.NET WebForms, WCF RIA
Services, Dynamic Data, WPF, or other applications. LinqConnect offers wide data
binding support for Windows Forms and WPF applications and LinqDataSource component
for ASP.NET web applications and provides additional integration features for Dynamic
Data projects and WCF RIA Services.
While most ORMs use their own query language and LINQ support is just an additional
feature, LinqConnect was designed as the LINQ provider, it has no extra layers between
LINQ and SQL. Because of this LinqConnect has higher performance and better LINQ
LinqConnect supports all the widely used mapping cases: complex types, many-to-many
associations, TPT and TPH inheritances, mapping stored procedures returning cursors
to methods, etc. And it's not bloated with support for exotic and needless mapping
cases - it remains fast, simple, and easy-to-understand.
LinqConnect features smart change tracking, advanced error processing mechanisms,
extensibility methods for customizing CRUD and other operations, POCO support, lazy
and eager loading that can be customized on query level, etc.
LinqConnect performance is high enough without lots of efforts on optimizing your
code. Even higher if you bother to do so. LinqConnect contains a set of solutions
for increasing performance, such as a compiled query cache or batch updates.
LinqConnect makes creating data access layer simple and convenient. With it you
can write high-performance cross-database applications.
With LinqConnect you get the complete set of tools: ORM, visual model designer,
data providers, and SQL monitoring tool.
We provide fast and high-quality technical support for our products. Reported bugs
are quickly fixed, and user's suggestions are implemented. Our roadmap is based
on your feedback, and we release new builds and versions regularly.
You don't need to be a database professional or very high-skilled programmer to
And in case you are not satisfied - we provide 30 days money-back guarantee.
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