Mimer Data Provider on .NET Framework 2.0 (incl. Compact)

ADO.NET is an object-oriented interface for accessing and manipulating data in the Microsoft .NET Framework and in the .NET Compact Framework. It simplifies the development of multi-tier database applications for web, for traditional client/server environments and for mobile solutions.

This Mimer Data provider supports the .NET Framework as well as the .NET Compact Framework, a version of .NET Framework that can be used on Windows CE based devices. This can, for example, be a PDA running Pocket PC or a cellular Phone running Windows Mobile.

The Mimer Data Provider is tightly integrated in the Visual Studio .NET development environment, enabling rapid development of Mimer SQL applications in Visual Basic, C++, C# and J#. Support for the Visual Studio Server Explorer is included.

With the Mimer Data Provider you can access both Mimer SQL Mobile and Mimer SQL Engine databases. The database can reside locally on your device/computer or on other network nodes.


With a Mimer SQL database server, a Mimer Data Provider, and Visual Studio .NET 2005 you have a very powerful combination of tools that let you create advanced .NET applications for various application areas, in an ease-of-use manner.

Mimer Data Provider is integrated in Visual Studio .NET 2005 and the Visual Studio Server Explorer which gives a very tight and powerful development environment. There are, for example, wizards for configuring the MimerDataAdapter and dialogs for creating MimerCommands without writing a single line of SQL.

The extensive documentation provides you with both an overview and a detailed reference section. The Dynamic Help shows the appropriate help contents while you are writing the code, and it is easy to add references to it and search the documentation.

This Mimer Data Provider requires a Mimer SQL database server of version 9.2.3 or later.

For further details, please see the User's Guide and the Reference Manual for the Mimer Data Provider.

The Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC SDK allows you to create Pocket PC 2005 applications using Visual Studio .NET 2005.

The Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone SDK enables application development for the newest Smartphone development platform.

This product, the Mimer Data Provider for .NET Framework 2.0, may also be used with .NET Framework 3.0 and 3.5.

You can download the Mimer Data Provider from the Download Page.

The Microsoft .NET Homepage is found at

For details on ADO.NET, please see (Data Access and Storage Developer Center: Using ADO.NET).

Read more about how to use the Mimer Data Provider for the Compact Framework in the article Working with Mimer Compact Data Provider, a simple example.

For further details on the .NET Compact Framework, please see

Last updated: 2008-05-19


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