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. All this at no cost! 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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Technical White Paper: Deploying Microsoft Web Application Server on Oracle Compute Cloud Service
This technical white paper provides a step-by-step guide for installing and configuring Microsoft IIS and ODP.NET on an Oracle Compute Cloud Service, then for connecting to an Oracle Database Cloud Service.
Download the New Managed ODP.NET NuGet Version (18.104.22.16860419)
A new managed ODP.NET release for NuGet is available with added features for data integrity/checksumming algorithms (MD5, SHA-1, and SHA-2 (SHA-256, SHA-384, and SHA-512)) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.1 and 1.2, which will support connections with Oracle Public Cloud. Consult the README for the complete list of new features and usage.
Production Release: ODAC 12c Release 4
ODAC 12c Release 4 includes support for Windows 10, Visual Studio 2015, .NET Framework 4.6, offline schema comparison, network data encryption (managed ODP.NET), Secure External Password Store (managed ODP.NET), MSLSA Kerberos credential cache (managed ODP.NET), Transaction Guard (managed ODP.NET), NuGet install (ASP.NET providers), and managed ODP.NET support for ASP.NET providers. A new MSI installer option is now available for Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio.
Oracle By Example Tutorials for Visual Studio 2015
.NET Oracle By Example (OBE) lessons are now available for Visual Studio 2015. Learn how to develop .NET applications with Oracle Database with these step by step walkthroughs, perfect for beginners and learning about new Oracle .NET features. Check back often as more tutorials will be added in the weeks to come!
Visual Studio Community Edition 2013
The recently released Visual Studio Community Edition 2013 is now certified to work with Oracle's .NET products. Unlike Visual Studio Express Edition, this new version supports "add-ins", making it possible to install Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio and to use Visual Studio data designers such as Entity Designer or Table Adapter Configuration Wizard.
OTN Virtual Technology Summit
The OTN Virtual Technology Summit featured a database track devoted to .NET development. Watch the recorded sessions delivered by Oracle .NET product experts.
Oracle .NET Recorded Presentations and Webinars
You can watch replays of past webinars or YouTube videos on developing .NET apps for Oracle Database. The ODTUG webinars require the GoToMeeting codec, G2M3, to play the video, which can be downloaded here.
.NET Support for Oracle DatabaseData Sheet: ODAC 12c Release 4 (22.214.171.124.4) (PDF)
Data Sheet: ODAC 12c Release 3 (126.96.36.199.1) (PDF)
Data Sheet: ODAC 12c Release 2 (188.8.131.52.2) (PDF)
Data Sheet: ODAC 12c Release 1 (184.108.40.206.0) (PDF)
Video: Oracle integration with Visual Studio 2010 demonstration
Data Sheet: ODAC 11.2 Release 4 (220.127.116.11.0) (PDF)
Data Sheet: ODAC 11.2 Release 3 (18.104.22.168.1) (PDF)
Data Sheet: ODAC 11.2 Release 2 (22.214.171.124.2) (PDF)
Technical White Paper: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Application Development (PDF)
Data Sheet: ODAC 126.96.36.199.20 (PDF)
Technical White Paper: ODP.NET 188.8.131.52.20 (PDF)
Data Sheet: Oracle 11g (184.108.40.206) 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)