dotConnect for MySQL Releases

Released: Apr 2, 2020

Updates in V8.17.1612



  • Added the ability to insert objects that are unmapped classes inherited from mapped classes.

Entity Developer

  • Added command-line interface in standalone Entity Developer.
  • Added new Context Name property to Model Properties in EF Core Model.
  • Added new Target Framework property to Model Properties in EF Core Model.
  • Improved provider registration - The requirement to put provider registration entry in the config file is no longer obligatory.
  • Improved Create Model Wizard - Now...

Released: Feb 20, 2020

Updates in V8.17.1583


  • Added support for Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services 2019 (SSIS 2019).
  • Added support for MySqlDataTable and MySqlDataSet classes in .NET Standard 2.0.
  • Entity Framework - Support for Core 3.1.1.


  • Behavior changed: pool is automatically cleared when AppDomain is being close.
  • Fixed bug initializing NHibernate configuration on .NET Standard 2.0.
  • Entity Developer
    • Fixed bug returning multiple result sets in code generated by the Entity Framework Core template.
    • Fixed bug detecting...

Released: Dec 23, 2019

Updates in V8.16.1541


  • Added support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.5 Preview.


  • Fixed bug using Toolbox component MySqlDataSource in Microsoft Visual Studio 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019 web projects.
  • Fixed bug enabling Devart DataSet Editor in Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Studio 2019.

Released: Oct 31, 2019

Updates in V8.15.1504


  • Added support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.4 Preview.

Released: Oct 24, 2019

Updates in V8.15.1499


  • Added support for "Optimize rendering for screens with different pixel densities" feature of Microsoft Visual Studio 2019.

Released: Sep 13, 2019

Updates in V8.14.1470


  • Improved integration with Microsoft Visual Studio 2019. Now the installation detects both 2019 Release and 2019 Preview versions.

Released: Jul 25, 2019

Updates in V8.13.1437


  • Fixed bug applying a value converter to a nullable column in EF Core 2.
  • Fixed bug applying config.QueryOptions.ComparisonCollation to the update statements in EF6.

Released: Jun 6, 2019

Updates in V8.13.1402


  • Added support for Entity Framework Core 2.2.4.
  • Deprecated design-time Synchronous API calls are no longer used with Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Studio 2017.

Released: Apr 11, 2019

Updates in V8.13.1366


  • Adds support for Visual Studio 2019.

Released: Mar 28, 2019

Updates in V8.12.1357


  • Support for Visual Studio 2019 Release Candidate 4.
  • MySQL 8.0 support
    • The authentication plugin caching_sha2_password is supported.
    • The list of charset collations is updated with new values added in MySQL 8.0.
    • The keywords and reserved words of MySQL 8.0 are supported.
    • The DeriveParameters method of MySqlCommandBuilder takes information about parameters from INFORMATION_SCHEMA instead of mysql.proc table for MySQL 8.0.
  • Connection to MySQL 8.0 is supported in the Express edition.
  • The...