This version is appropriate for use with MySQL server versions 5.5-5.6.
As this is a release candidate version of the MySQL for Visual Studio product, it can be downloaded only by using the product standalone installer at this link http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/windows/visualstudio/
The 1.2.2 version includes the following new features:
MySQL Project Wizard for Windows Forms.
The MySQL Windows Forms Project Wizard is available at the Visual Studio New Project dialog, either at the MySQL category or by filtering by name. It also can be accessed by using the MySQL Toolbar inside Visual Studio. This wizard automates the generation of a .NET Windows Forms Application that is connected to a MySQL data source. A Typed DataSet or an Entity Framework Model can also be generated to link the Application to the MySQL Database.
The user can select one or more tables that exists in the database. Each table can have a different type of view. The types of views that are available in this version are:
Single Layout: A form that contains one control by each existing column in the table with navigation controls and that allows CRUD operations. All controls can include data typed validations for Numeric types and Datetime types.
Grid layout: A form with a Grid that contains navigation controls.
Master-Detail: A form with a single controls layout for the Parent table and a grid to navigate in the child table. Supported with C# or Visual Basic language. This feature requires Connector/Net 6.7.5, 6.8.3 or 6.9.x
For more details on the features included check the documentation at :
MySQL Project Wizard for ASP.NET MVC
The MySQL ASP.NET MVC Project Wizard is available at the Visual Studio New Project dialog, either at the MySQL category or by filtering by name. It also can be accessed by using the MySQL Toolbar inside Visual Studio.
This wizard automates the generation of an ASP.NET MVC. The MVC versions supported for this wizard are 3 when using Visual Studio 2010 or 2012, and 4 when using Visual Studio 2013. The Web Application includes the MySQL Membership configuration to manage ASP.NET authentication. The login and create user views are generated by the wizard and it also includes the generation of multiple browsable views for each one of the tables selected for the application generation.
The generation of the MVC items is done by creating an Entity Framework data model either with Entity Framework version 5 or 6 depending on the user's selection.
Supported with C# or Visual Basic language.
This feature requires Connector/Net 6.7.5, 6.8.3 or 6.9.x
For more details on this feature check the documentation at :
New option in web configuration tool for the ASP.NET Personalization Provider
Personalization provider allows to store personalization state-state data regarding the content and layout of Web Parts pages-generated by the Web Parts personalization service using MySQL as a data source. This feature requires Connector/Net 6.9.x
New option in web configuration tool for the ASP.NET Site Map Provider
Site Map provider allows to show a hierarchical list of links that describe the structure of a site. This feature requires Connector/Net 6.9.x
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Download MySQL for Visual Studio 1.2.2 RC with this link.
MySQL for Visual Studio documentation: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/connector-net/en/connector-net-visual-studio.html
Enjoy and thanks for the support!
MySQL for Visual Studio Team.