Thank you for your interest in Data Access.
Indeed the Visual Studio integration of Data Access was deprecated with Q2 2015. This made the process you outline (generating the model from the database) deprecated as well.
The workaround that can be used in your situation is to download and install on your machine Data Access Q1 2015
. With it you can generate a fluent model (through the New Fluent Model
wizard) from an existing database. Later on you can upgrade Data Access by installing the Fluent
NuGet package on the model project and the Core
package on each project that consumes the model.
Additionally, I would recommend you the WinForms quick-start tutorial
of ours. It will help you get familiar with the binding between WinForms and Data Access.
I hope this helps.
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