A lot a great announcements were done today at the Visual Studio Connect event. And one of the things we are more excited about is hearing that there is a new edition of Visual Studio: Visual Studio 2013 Community.
MySQL for Visual Studio 1.2.x recently became a GA version. One of the main features included in this version was the new MySQL ASP.NET MVC Wizard. This wizard allows the creation of a new ASP.NET MVC application using a MySQL existing database and a data entity model with Entity Framework 5 or 6 version. In this video you will see this feature in action and will show you how to generate a complete MVC application that includes authentication, registration and browsable pages for each table in your MySQL database without any code needed.
One of the most used tools that we, developers look up for when
finding bugs is: a good debugging tool. MySQL for Visual Studio
offers a really good integration with all of the debugging tools
that Visual Studio already delivers for the .NET framework code.
A good interactive set of tools are available for debugging any
application code. These same tools are ready to be used from a
routine with MySQL code.
In this post we will be showing how to use the debugger of MySQL for Visual Studio plugin in a very simple routine, but it will be more than enough to show all the tools that exists within this MySQL Debugging tool.
MySQL for Visual Studio is a product that includes all of the Visual Studio integration functionality to create and manage MySQL databases when developing .NET applications. The 1.2.3 version is a General Availability release of this product which is feature complete and is suitable for production environments.
MySQL for Visual Studio 1.2 introduces several new
- Web Configuration support for MySQL Personalization Provider.
- Web Configuration support for MySQL SiteMap Provider.
- Web Configuration support for MySQL Simple Membership Provider.
- MySQL ASP.NET MVC Project Wizard.
- MySQL Windows Forms Project Wizard.
In this post we are going to see the last one, The MySQL Windows Forms Project Wizard, in action.
Last week it was released the RC version of MySQL for Visual Studio 1.2.2. In this blog post we'll be showing one of the new features in this release. And we will be doing a short demo about some of the first steps when starting to use MySQL with .NET applications.
One of the most frequent questions in our forums is about how to get the graphical integration when using Visual Studio with MySQL databases.
When developing applications with MySQL databases there are two basics products: a .net driver for MySQL, which is MySQL Connector/Net, and a tool to integrate all of the Visual Studio database oriented tools such as the Server Explorer window. These tools are designed to make a lot easier the creation and edition of MySQL databases when using an IDE like Visual Studio.
MySQL for Visual Studio is a product including all of the Visual Studio integration previously available as part of Connector/Net. The 1.2.1 version is a beta release of this product which is feature complete but still can contain minor bugs and is not suitable for production environments.
MySQL for Visual Studio 1.2.0 was just released the last week. In this post we will make a quick introduction on what's coming up in this new version.
MySQL for Visual Studio 1.1.3 introduced a new feature: MySQL Data Export tool. This tool allows the users to create a dump of an existing MySQL database. This video shows a quick tutorial on how to use this tool for creating MySQL exporting script inside Visual Studio.