Empress ADO.NET Data Provider

This .NET Framework Class Library is provided by Empress Software Inc. The main functionality of the class library is contained in the file Empress.Data.dll.

Add a reference to the assembly Empress.Data.EmpressProvider and include the Empress.Data.EmpressProvider namespace. Instantiate a new EmpressLocalConnection connection object. Set the connection string and open the connection.

VB.NET code sample
Imports Empress.Data.EmpressProvider
Dim myConnection As EmpressLocalConnection = New EmpressLocalConnection()
myConnection.ConnectionString = myConnectionString
' execute queries, etc
C# code sample
using Empress.Data.EmpressProvider;
EmpressLocalConnection myConnection = new EmpressLocalConnection();
myConnection.ConnectionString = myConnectionString;
// execute queries, etc


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Connection Strings

The Empress ADO.NET Data Provider class library can be used to connect to the following data sources by using the following connection string references: