dotConnect for MySQL Express
is a handy toolset that is designed to provide developers with the necessary components and utilities for creating database applications.
Unlike other editions of the same software, dotConnect for MySQL Express does not feature as many functions as
dotConnect for MySQL
dotConnect for MySQL Professional
, being aimed at less demanding development tasks.
As such, the software only provides users with a series of basic connectivity functions, enabling them to get an understanding of what it is capable of doing in more advanced scenarios.
Consequently, dotConnect for MySQL Express does offer
support, enabling developers to build their applications on it. However, the same cannot be said about the Compact edition of .NET.
Included in the package you can find the needed ADO.NET core classes as well as data type structures and classes, accompanied by a set of samples that help developers get an idea about what can be built with these tools.
Moreover, dotConnect for MySQL Express is capable of integrating with
, from version 2008 and upwards. This can help design programs with less effort, all the while saving valuable time for developers, which they can use for different tasks.
What should also be noted about dotConnect for MySQL Express is the fact that it provides users with extensive help documentation, enabling the less experienced to gain a better understanding of how it works. The included samples complement the documentation and exemplify further usage possibilities.