New Version of Entity Developer with Numerous Usability Improvements!
December 20, 2012
Devart is glad to announce the release of
Entity Developer 5.0 with support for DB2 database and third-party providers
for Entity Framework models.
New version of Entity Developer extends the list of supported DBMSs with DB2. Now
you can create NHibernate and Entity Framework models for DB2 databases using IBM
DB2 .NET Data Provider. Firebird DBMS is now supported for Entity Framework
models. The new version also introduces support of the following providers for Entity
Besides, new Entity Developer offers the powerful model refactoring functionality
that greatly simplifies and automates such operations as creating complex types
from properties, common to several entities, or creating TPT or TPC hierarchies
from several entities. Now you can just select these entities on a diagram, right-click
them, and select Model Refactoring from the shortcut menu. Then select the required
action in the opened Model Refactoring Wizard and complete its steps, and Entity
Developer will perform the selected action automatically.
Entity Developer also provides numerous improvements of its object editor dialog
boxes, mapping synchronization improvements, new keyboard shortcuts and a number
of other updates. You can see a more detailed review of the new features in Entity
Developer in our
New Features in Entity Developer 5.0 blog article.
You are welcome to download and evaluate
the new version.
If you wish to provide feedback on the new version, you can do it in our forums or with contact form.
There is also a feedback form, and
we are always glad to hear your comments and take into account your development
If you want to share your ideas about new Entity Developer features, you may do
it on the UserVoice.
See our blog article
for more information.