Progress Software Releases New Entity Framework Provider

The information in this post is out of date. Visit for the latest information on current and past releases of EF. Progress Software just announced that they’ve released version 3.5 of their DataDirect Connect provider for ADO.NET Entity Framework.  This release, which is made up entirely of managed code, supports both EF4 and EF… Read more

Sybase’s SQL Anywhere ADO.NET Provider Supports the ADO.NET Entity Framework!

Another Entity Framework-enabled ADO.NET providers post!  Woohoo!   It is my pleasure to announce that as part of the release of SQL Anywhere 11, Sybase iAnywhere has added Entity Framework support to their ADO.NET provider.  For more information on the SQL Anywhere 11 release, please see the following announcement on the Sybase web site:    … Read more

Entity Framework Provider Updates

Greetings from TechEd!   We’ve updated the ADO.NET Entity Framework Sample Provider for .NET 3.5 SP1 Beta and posted it at the MSDN Code Gallery site.  You can download the sample provider here:   Yesterday we held a chalk talk session with many of our provider writer partners.  The theater was so full with… Read more

The ADO.NET Entity Framework – Not Just For SQL Server!

As you’re hopefully aware, Beta 3 of the ADO.NET Entity Framework is already available.  If not, see the ADO.NET team blog here. You may not be aware of the various ADO.NET provider writers who are publicly pledging their support for the Entity Framework.  You can read the entire press release, including information about ADO.NET Data… Read more