Oracle .NET Developer Center

   Updated September 23, 2014


  Oracle's .NET development community numbers over 800,000 members. With Oracle's extensive support, Visual Studio developers can take full advantage of database and application server technologies, such as performance self-tuning, Real Application Clusters, messaging, and simplified management of advanced data types, such as XML, SecureFiles, and user-defined types. At the OTN .NET Developer Center, both beginner and advanced .NET programmers can enhance their Oracle skills through step-by-step tutorials, technical articles, white papers, and videos.

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What's New


Beta Release: ODAC 12c Release 3
ODAC 12c Release 3 Beta includes support for Entity Framework 6 Code First and Code First Migrations; .NET Framework 4.5.2; and ODP.NET, Managed Driver XML DB APIs. Try out this new release!

Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco (Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 2014)
Join the Oracle .NET development team and your fellow .NET developers at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco. Learn about new Oracle .NET features, including Entity Framework, Code First, Code First Migrations, NuGet packaging, support for new Oracle Database 12c features and much more. Meet Oracle and .NET experts at the .NET Demogrounds booth and at the "Ask the Experts" Q+A session. The .NET schedule listing is at this link. Register at the OpenWorld website. See you there!

Oracle By Example Walkthroughs for Visual Studio 2013
The .NET Oracle By Example (OBE) lessons are now available for Visual Studio 2013. Learn how to develop .NET applications with Oracle Database with these step by step lessons. Check back often as we will be adding updated lessons in the weeks to come!

Download: ODAC 12c Release 2
ODAC 12c Release 2 can now be downloaded from OTN. The release introduces Visual Studio 2013 and .NET Framework 4.5.1 support, as well as 100% managed driver; multitenant container database support; ´╗┐Schema Compare tools to view differences between two schemas and generate a diff script that can modify a target schema to match the source schema; and much more. Download ODAC 12c Release 2 Oracle Universal Installer version or xcopy version for free!

Customers Using Oracle Database and .NET
Learn how customers are making their applications more powerful, faster, and faster to market with the power Oracle Database brings to .NET development.

Oracle .NET Recorded Presentations and Webinars
If you missed any of the OTN Virtual Developer Day or ODTUG webinars, you can watch the replays. The ODTUG webinars require the GoToMeeting codec, G2M3, to play the video, which can be downloaded here.

.NET Support for Oracle Database

Data Sheet: ODAC 12c Release 2 (12.1.0.1.2) (PDF)
Data Sheet: ODAC 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.1.0) (PDF)
Video: Oracle integration with Visual Studio 2010 demonstration
Data Sheet: ODAC 11.2 Release 4 (11.2.0.3.0) (PDF)
Data Sheet: ODAC 11.2 Release 3 (11.2.0.2.1) (PDF)
Data Sheet: ODAC 11.2 Release 2 (11.2.0.1.2) (PDF)
Technical White Paper: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Application Development (PDF)
Data Sheet: ODAC 11.1.0.7.20 (PDF)
Technical White Paper: ODP.NET 11.1.0.7.20 (PDF)
Data Sheet: Oracle 11g (11.1.0.6) on .NET (PDF)
Technical White Paper: ODP.NET 11g (PDF)
Technical White Paper: New 11g Features in Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio (PDF)
Technical White Paper: Oracle Database 11g on Windows: Development and Deployment (PDF)


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