Thank you for your interest in Telerik Data Access and for contacting us.
In general, Telerik Data Access and Visual Studio Express do not work together out-of-the-box. The End User License Agreement (EULA) of Visual Studio Express does not allow third party extensions to to be registered. This means that the Visual Studio integration of Data Access (Visual Designer, project templates, tools, and wizards) is unavailable with Visual Studio Express.
With this in mind, if the next few points are met, the error you see will be fixed, you will be able to successfully run the app you maintain, and you will be able to make changes in the ASP.NET project
. However, you will not be able to modify the .rlinq file
1. Visual Studio Express is installed on the machine.
2. Data Access is installed on the machine
3. The .csproj/.vbproj file of the class library with the .rlinq file contains the following statement (a step-by-step guide about this is available here
Regarding the creation of new projects that use Telerik Data Access in Visual Studio Express, I would suggest to you to use the code-only mapping approach
and our NuGet packages
. In this case, you will have full control over the data access layer
, you will be able to consume all the features of Data Access
through code, but you will heave to manually type the code
I hope this helps. Let us know if you need further information or assistance.
OpenAccess ORM is now Telerik Data Access
. For more information on the new names, please, check out the Telerik Product Map