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.
This edition was launched today and it basically replaces the very limited Visual Studio Express version that has been around since some years ago. There is a huge difference between Visual Studio Express and the, just launched today, Visual Studio 2013 Community edition: The new version is extensible, so now you can add third party plugins. So that means that you can use this new Visual Studio Community edition along with MySQL for Visual Studio without any restrictions.
Some of the features that you have within this MySQL product are:
To start downloading MySQL for Visual Studio 1.2.3 GA click here.
Image 1 - Adding a Connection in Visual Studio 2013 Community edition
Image 2 - Creating a new MySQL project in Visual Studio 2013 Community edition
Here are some links that can help you getting started with MySQL for Visual Studio:
Looking forward to read any feedback or comments you might have using MySQL for Visual Studio on this new Visual Studio Community edition.
Hope you found this information useful.
Happy MySQL/.Net coding!