About dotConnect for SQLite

Develop SQLite-based database applications with ease.

dotConnect for SQLite is a high-performance ORM enabled data provider for SQLite that builds on ADO.NET technology to present a complete solution for developing SQLite-based database applications. It introduces new approaches for designing application architecture, boosts productivity, and facilitates the development of database applications.

dotConnect for SQLite Features

  • Advanced Visual Studio Integration - dotConnect for SQLite provides a vast number of GUI tools that increase your productivity. For example, it includes DataSet tools, such as DataSet Wizard, DataSet Editor, DataSet Manager, provide you an easy way to create and edit typed and untyped DataSets. SQLite ADO.NET Provider supports advanced Visual Studio integration (DDEX), and provides convenient visual component editors to simplify component tweaking.
  • Broad Compatibility - dotConnect for SQLite supports .NET Core and Entity Framework Core, and supports new platforms and development technologies as soon as they are released.
  • Enhanced ORM Support - dotConnect for SQLite offers enhanced ORM support with a bundled visual designer for ORM models - Entity Developer.
  • ASP.NET - Implements Role, Session State, Membership, Profile, Site Map, and other ASP providers.
  • BIS - Enables Integration Services to export and import data to/from SQLite databases.
  • Monitoring - Allows per-component tracing of database events with a free dbMonitor application.

The Standard Edition represents a fully-featured ADO.NET data provider with design time support and advanced classes.

The Professional Edition adds more classes, tools, technologies, and integration capabilities.

Standard Features

  • .NET Framework support
  • .NET Core support
  • Common ADO.NET classes
  • Design-time features
  • Advanced VS Integration

Professional Features (everything included in the Standard Edition plus the following):

  • Entity Framework support
  • LinqConnect support
  • Visual model designer
  • NHibernate runtime support
  • ASP.NET providers support
  • SQL Server BIS support
  • dbMonitor support
  • DataSet tools