Work with MailChimp Data Easily
dotConnect for MailChimp makes it simple to create .NET applications in C#, VB, or other languages, working with MailChimp data. It offers standard ADO.NET interface, and thus it's easy to master it. It's powerful design-time editors together with seamless Visual Studio integration allow you to work with MailChimp data with less efforts and less code writing. See how easy it is with dotConnect for MailChimp.
Connecting to MailChimp from Server Explorer
To create a Server Explorer connection, you just need to:
- Click Connect to Database on the Server Explorer toolbar
- Change Data Source to MailChimp Data Source
- Specify the login url to the data source, your MailChimp user id and password
That's all, now you can work with MailChimp data right in Visual Studio - select data from MailChimp entities and edit it.
MailChimp Data Binding
- Build your data access layer without writing code manually
- Configure dotConnect for MailChimp components in powerful design-time editors
- Bind data grids and other controls to MailChimp data just by configuring the smart tags
- Work with MailChimp data just like with a database
How it Works
More complex queries are split in parts, and parts of query are executed against MailChimp
Simple queries are directly compiled to MailChimp calls
Our local SQL engine processes the results and applies advanced SQL features, used in the query
These API calls are executed on MailChimp side providing the best performance
Returned data are passed to the application
dotConnect for MailChimp offers powerful local SQL engine for SELECT statement
execution. It executes SQL statements in the following way:
Simple SQL statements are translated to MailChimp API calls and executed on the
MailChimp side directly. However, dotConnect for MailChimp also supports more
advanced SQL features, such as SQL functions or expressions, complex WHERE conditions,
If you use these more advanced SQL features, dotConnect for MailChimp queries all
the data from the objects that participate in the query, and executes the statement locally.
How to Start
dotConnect for MailChimp has a detailed documentation that can help you quickly get started with our product. Read our tutorials first:
Connecting to MailChimp
This tutorial describes how to connect to MailChimp either from Visual Studio Server Explorer or from application code via MailChimpConnection.
Retrieving MailChimp Data
This tutorial describes how to get MailChimp data with MailChimpCommand and MailChimpDataReader or with MailChimpDataAdapter.
Updating MailChimp Data
This tutorial describes how to manage MailChimp data with SQL and the MailChimpCommand class or with the MailChimpDataAdapter class.