LinqConnect

LinqConnect is a LINQ to SQL compatible ORM solution with extended functionality, support for SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQLite, its own visual model designer, seamlessly integrating to Visual Studio, and SQL monitoring tool. LinqConnect includes support for Silverlight and Windows phone 7 and Metro apps development, it uses only its own classes without referencing the System.Data.Linq assembly.

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  1. Add compatibility to run ASYNC Queries

    Just add the function, like EF 6 still got it to run queries against the database in an async way.
    Here is an example:
    http://www.entityframeworktutorial.net/EntityFramework6/async-query-and-save.aspx

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    • WCF Data Services (OData) Provider for LinqConnect

      Right now, DataServicesContext works with DevArt DataContext via reflection provider. That leads to incorrect NULL translation in IQueryable and as consequence - extreme complicated generated SQL.

      Implementing native ODATA provider for DevArt DataContext would fix the problem.

      53 votes
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      • 51 votes
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        • Create "Is unique" attribute for properties, that creates a unique constraint in database

          Currently table properties have an "Auto generated value" attribute that causes a sequence to be created in the database. An analogous attribute named "Unique value" that creates a unique constraint in the database would be very nice.

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          • More Details Error Message

            Rather than generic "Error on executing DbCommand."

            27 votes
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            • WPF and Web samples

              Samples of using LinqConnect in WPF and Web projects

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              • Oracle connectionstring DSN-less

                Since we can connect to Oracle without using a TNSNAMES.ORA by fully specifing de DSN entry I think the connection interface should manage this by itself.
                An example of a DSN-less connectionstring:

                Data Source=(DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS_LIST=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP)(HOST=MyHost)(PORT=MyPort)))(CONNECT_DATA=(SERVER=DEDICATED)(SERVICE_NAME=MyOracleSID)));User Id=myUsername;Password=myPassword;

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                • Support for true batch Updates and Deletes through extension methods on Table<TEntity> class

                  There are a number of online implementations of a BatchUpdate and BatchDelete extension methods that can be transferred.

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                  • 15 votes
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                    • 15 votes
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                      • Support PostgreSQL array data types in LinqConnect

                        Supporting PostgreSQL array data types in LinqConnect will give it a great advantage over other ORMs. For any DBA that has worked with PostgreSQL will know of the benefits of using array types. It would be great to be able to integrate this within our entity sets also for an easy work flow with all the benefits of using arrays.

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                        • Support MonoDevelop for your LinqConnect product

                          MonoDevelop has a rapidly growing following of cross-platform developers. Absent is good Linq to MySQL, SQLite, etc.

                          10 votes
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                          • Membership- to MVC5 Identity provider Sqlite

                            Dear Devart,

                            Microsoft changed from membership- and role-provider to the new identity provider (classes). I like to see this feature for LinqConnect, with some good examples written for LinqConnect (now its written for dotconnect which uses other referenced dll's or version numbers)

                            Greetings,

                            A. den Heijer

                            9 votes
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                            • Allow for oracle custom data types

                              Allow for custom datatypes /object to be used in your code. Specifically for procedures and functions as both input and output

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                              • With LinQ Select/Insert different servers

                                A function would be great, where you can specify a server for Selects and a different server for inserts. For Balancing/tuning an application

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                                • Equivalent of Silverlight plus wcf RIA , but for WinRt / Metro

                                  When using WinRT/Metro it would be great to have a product that would do what Wcf RIA Services did for Silverlight (especially the tight coupling between the Server project and the Client project.)
                                  Perfection would include EF code first and MvvM.

                                  6 votes
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                                  • suppor updating only one table(class) from database

                                    right-click on class and choose "update from database". that way we do not have to go throught very slow process of updating all classes from database.

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Allow LINQ queries to in memory entities as linq to objects

                                      Like Entity Framework .Cache LINQ queries , allow making LINQ queries to LINQ to SQL entities already loaded into memory - either came from db or created in the client as if quering LINQ to Objects

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                                      • Support for Visual Studio Express

                                        Integrate the product into Visual C#/VB and Visual Web Development Express like it works on Visual Studio 2010 Professional (GUI interfaces, support for Database Exploerer,...)

                                        5 votes
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                                        • Support automatic transient fault handling in LinqConnect

                                          In Windows Azure you need to catch certain exceptions that indicate that there is a transient failure and you should try again shortly (with a exponential back-off) when your application is using SQL Azure. The following link provides a detailed description:

                                          http://windowsazurecat.com/2010/10/best-practices-for-handling-transient-conditions-in-sql-azure-client-applications/

                                          Entity Framework 6 is apparently going to be able to automatically handle this, so the developer won't need to wrap all their database calls with code that handles these transient conditions. As a developer working on a app that will be deployed on Azure, I would really appreciate this feature in LinqConnect.

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