ADO.NET 4.0.1 Extends Support for Visual Studio 2012 and Lightswitch

ADO.NET 4.0.1 Extends Support for Visual Studio 2012 and Lightswitch

April 02, 2013 0 Comments

Are you familiar with our ADO.NET data providers, which completely eliminate the need for database client libraries with a 100% managed, wire protocol architecture? You are now! Our latest release of Progress DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET 4.0.1 includes full support for Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2012 and Lightswitch 2012, along with certification for .NET Entity Framework 4.5.

So what does that mean? Now, not only can developers use our best-in-class ADO.NET capabilities to quickly build high-performing desktop and Cloud applications, but business users can also rapidly develop business applications using Connect ADO.NET and Lightswitch!

As more .NET applications move to the Cloud, high data throughput and efficiency become even more important. Progress DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET 4.0.1 delivers the highest data throughputs with the lowest CPU and memory utilization in the market and this translates into fewer virtual servers and lower Cloud operating costs.

DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET 4.0.1 includes:

  • .NET Framework 4.5 support – Support for the latest .NET environment from Microsoft
  • Windows 8 and Server 2012 support – Certified support for running ADO.NET applications on the latest and greatest Windows operating system
  • Visual Studio 2012 and LightSwitch 2012 support – Enables developers and business analysts to quickly develop and deploy applications for Oracle, DB2, Sybase, and SQL Server.

With Lightswitch support, businesses can exploit the power of secure, high-performance data access to Oracle, DB2, Sybase, and SQL Server based solutions and replace their outdated Microsoft Access applications, while still enjoying an easy-to-use, business-friendly development experience. It’s time to retire those old Access apps and move to the cloud! Got questions? Ask us at @DataDirect_News, or leave a comment below.

Brad Wright

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