About dotConnect for Salesforce

Integrate Salesforce services into .NET applications.

dotConnect for Salesforce provides access to data from Salesforce.com and Database.com cloud databases through ADO.NET or Entity Framework interfaces. It allows you to easily integrate Salesforce data into your .NET applications and integrate Salesforce services with widely used data-oriented technologies. dotConnect for Salesforce offers local SQL engine to query Salesforce data, advanced data caching, query optimization and other enterprise level features.

dotConnect for Salesforce eliminates the need to learn complex Web Services API - it allows you to use your knowledge of ADO.NET and Entity Framework. dotConnect for Salesforce offers easy  integration of Salesforce services into .NET applications. It uses data caching, connection pooling and query optimization to increase the performance of connecting to Salesforce CRM and fetching data. Its local SQL engine allows you to use SQL-92 compatible SELECT statements to work with Salesforce Leads, Contacts, Opportunities, Accounts and other objects in the same way as with SQL tables. You may use complex JOINs, WHERE conditions, etc. - all the SQL benefits, not available with Salesforce SOQL.

dotConnect for Salesforce Benefits

  • Use your knowledge of SQL-92, ADO.NET and Entity Framework with Salesforce data
  • Integrate Salesforce data with Microsoft data access technologies
  • Use enterprise level features, such as data caching for offline work, connection pooling, and connection failover

dotConnect for Salesforce Standard Features

  • Local SQL engine     
  • Advanced local caching     
  • SalesforceMonitor class     
  • Design-time features, including component editors and property editors     
  • Advanced Visual Studio integration     

dotConnect for Salesforce Professional Additional Features

  • Entity Framework support     
  • Entity Developer for dotConnect     
  • dbMonitor support