Entity Developer

Entity Developer is a powerful ORM modeling and code generation tool for NHibernate, ADO.NET Entity Framework, and LINQ to SQL. It introduces new approaches for designing ORM models, boosts productivity, and facilitates the development of database applications.

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  1. Work with indexes via Entity Developer.

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  2. Code completion, syntax highlighting, code formatting, etc.

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  3. Good day to you,

    can you pls take a look at oracle views foreign key detection? Entity Developer correctly sets primary keys from views, but foreign keys are not detected/setted. We are using views in our project and we are trying to have them related so Entity Developer can generate relationships from PKs/FKs. Can you pls review this issue?

    Here is link to oracle documentation:

    http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/server.112/e26088/statements_4004.htm#SQLRF01104

    http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/server.112/e26088/clauses002.htm#i1002565

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  4. Unfortunately it is necessary to start EntityDevoloper with Admin-Rights. That means, DE is useless for compannies with strict user policies (just normal user rights for all users). It would be very helpful to modify the configuration settings to store at a place accessible for all users!

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  5. Allow adding extended properties of type ValidationErrorMessages to class properties, so that we can use them customizing validation templates

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  6. I am editing the EDML visually in Entity Developer and textually in Notepad++. It would be nice to be able to toggle back and forth in ED to edit the XML. Especially when updating the model when a table has changed or when doing Find and Replace, e.g. False => false, Double to Decimal, or changing Widget to Spanner.

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  7. Allow to define DDL Generation Template property to "Devart SSDLToOracle.tt" (or some other template) in an EDMX model and that generates database type automatically from an SQL Server model to Oracle (or 1.vice versa) as explained at this thread:
    http://www.devart.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=19216

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  8. Migrating models between different ORM solutions (from Entity Framework or LINQ to NHibernate, etc.).

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  9. Model should be DB-agnostic. One or more DB connections to a specific DB can be defined. These could be used for synchronization, XML mapping file generation etc. when requested by user. This way, a single model is maintained for more than one DB types. Now, there is not a simple way to accomplish this.

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  10. Ensure that Entity Developer and IdeaBlade DevForce work seamlessly with each other. Working with them so they support EDML in the DevForce Mapper, and making sure that changes to the EDML by their mapper are seamless in the DevArt model projects.

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  11. Now, that you can update model quite easy the only problem is the complex types, that are generated. There should be an option in update wizard to force execute selected stored procedure to get the result and check against current mapped complex type or you could force update for a selected procedure in Methods. Currently, its a big pain to update procedures, that have changed output. You have to hunt them down one by one and add them again. It should not be that complicated.

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  12. VistaDB is a great database Engine we use it allot for many small projects. it will be great that support for development of VistaDB solutions will be added to the Entity Developer product using the Entity Framework support

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  13. Execution of native SQL code.

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  14. Generate interfaces for purposes of testing.

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  15. In the Edit mode when designing a enum it would be great if there was a button that would reset the numeric values to all blank values. It would also be great if there was another button that would assign numeric values from either 0 to n or to 1 to n (give the user the option for either starting with 0 or 1) each value of the enum. At the moment if I have a enum with 40 values in it and I put a new enum in the middle I need to go through and change a ton…

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  16. please support a dark theme as in VS2012 in the standalone version of entity developer

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  17. EntityDeveloper has its own nuances. A better track of documentation and training material will be of great help for new comers.

    Tutorials Printed & Video, Sample Projects & Walkthroughs become invaluable time savers.

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  18. We use Entity Developer for large projects. It would be really helpful if we could automate certain simple but time-consuming tasks.

    E.g. when a class is created, we want certain properties to be created automagically (<ClassName>ID, <ClassName>Version, LastUser, LastDate etc)

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  19. It is a basic need for any developer... being able to debug.
    In this case it is of great value being able to debug ED Templates... many of requests I have seen here could be solve with ability of developing templates.
    However to do so it is needed ability to debug templates as it is done with T4.

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  20. For a big model, the code generation take a long time and it's in a background process.

    The dialogue of success appear only at the end and often the window isn't in foreground.

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