mySQL DataSource on Visual Studio 2012

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Question

I've been reading about mySQL DataSource and the ability to use mySQL with Entity Framework, but I can't really generate EF with mySQL without the use of the DataSource Dialog

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How can I add mySQL Database to such dialog?

This is what I have done so far:

  • Installed mySQL Connector v.6.5.4
  • Restarted n-times my Windows 7 machine
  • Read all about how well mySQL Connector works on previous versions of Visual Studio
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10/2/2012 3:12:34 AM

Accepted Answer

I have just read from mySQL Forums that mySQL will ship Visual Studio 2012 integration with mySQL Connector v.6.5.5

We'll be adding support for VS 2012 in Connector/NET 6.5.5 and later 6.6.x version http://forums.mysql.com/read.php?38,546265,564533#msg-564533

and give a link to test a trick

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/pt-br/contents/articles/10476.instalando-mysql-connector-no-visual-studio-2011-beta.aspx

and here is the vsix file if you follow the tutorial (In Portuguese)

Microsoft Visual Studio Extension for mySQL: http://cl.ly/JqXO

just download and double click...

then, you will get all to work

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Using Visual Studio 2012 Professional

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10/2/2012 3:29:48 AM

Popular Answer

One clarification: Visual Studio Express DOES NOT support MySQL .NET Connector as extension.

You still may use it adding reference to MySql.Data.dll file that you may find in MySQL Connector installation folder (for me it was W:\Program Files\MySQL\Connector NET 6.5.4\Assemblies\v4.0). After that you may use it like this:

using MySql.Data.MySqlClient;
...
var mycon = new MySqlConnection();


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