OraDirect .NET 4.00 Final Released!
May 03, 2007
Core Lab Software Development has announced the release of the final version of
OraDirect .NET. This version of the product contains improvements in 4 development
- OracleDataTable component with connected model abilities and provider-specific
- Application development enhancement
- Advanced Oracle features
- .NET Framework 2.0 advanced features
The OracleDataTable component was greatly enhanced to give a database developer
maximum possible flexibility and convenience. Now the component can perform data
fetch sequentially and asynchronously, all at once or in paginal mode. Now you can
choose whether updates are cached or not, you can establish server side master-detail
With this version Core Lab ADO.NET Data Providers become a comprehensive solution
for database developer, including more powerful design time features. New tools
DataSet Manager, DataSet Editor, and DataSet Generator allow you to customize your
datasets in fast and convenient way. New InterForm technology is designed to reference
components on different forms in the project, which means centralized customization
and ease of use. Together with a new DataLink component, the InterForm technology
represents a way to setup data binding with the data source. Using this technology,
the DataLink and OracleDataTable components bring you live data in the design time
of the whole application.
The new version introduces support for many Oracle server features. OraDirect .NET
now includes a rich set of classes for Oracle Advanced Queue technology support.
A client storage for Oracle objects is added, which enables using objects in disconnected
model. Moreover, now you can define your own object type and use it in conjunction
with OraDirect .NET interfaces to persist the data. OraDirect .NET now supports
advanced messaging between client and server with Oracle alerts and pipes.
Among the features suggested by .NET Framework 2.0, the new version supports Dependency,
Data Source Enumeration, and Batch Update. The Dependency mechanism is designed
to track changes in data on the server. The Data Source Enumeration feature allows
you to list available servers. The Batch Update ability helps to optimize interactions
with server. Furthermore, now you can manage provider-specific types, and they are
supported even in design time and visual controls.
The Professional Edition of OraDirect .NET is now compatible with
OraDeveloper Tools version 2.00, which reveals additional horizons in data
management and server administration. For details on what's new in OraDeveloper
Tools please refer to this announcement.
For detailed information on OraDirect .NET please refer to the
product pages. If you wish to provide feedback on the new version, you can
do it in our forums or by e-mail. We are always
glad to hear your comments and take into account your development needs.