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This is a prerelease version of Npgsql.

Npgsql

2.2.0-beta1

Npgsql is a .Net data provider for Postgresql. It allows any program developed for .Net framework to access database server. It is implemented in 100% C# code. Works with Postgresql 8.4 and above.

To install Npgsql, run the following command in the Package Manager Console

Install-Package Npgsql -Version 2.2.0-beta1 -Pre

Release Notes

https://github.com/npgsql/Npgsql/releases/tag/v2.2.0-beta1

Major highlights
Visual Studio DDEX support

Kenji Uno added support for DDEX. Now you can use Npgsql with Visual Studio data designer. This is a missing feature a lot of our users requested in the past. Kenji added a tutorial about how to use Npgsql with DDEX. You can find it here: https://github.com/npgsql/Npgsql/wiki/Visual-Studio-Design-Time-Support---DDEX-Provider#install-npgsqlddexprovidervsix
Entity Framework
David KarlaĆĄ added support for EFMigration and Database creation in EF6+

Now it is possible to start Code First projects without needing to create a database upfront. EntityFramework and Npgsql will take care of it.
Emil Lenngren added support for a lot of missing features of EntityFramework.

A list containing fixes from David and Emil as well as others for EntityFramework can be seen here: https://github.com/npgsql/Npgsql/issues?direction=desc&labels=entity+framework&milestone=2&page=1&sort=created&state=closed
SSLStream support

In this release, SSLStream is on by default.
If you want to use Mono.Security, you will need to use the following line in your code:

NpgsqlConnection.UseSslStream = false;

Note that in future releases, this option may not be available anymore as we are removing the dependency on Mono.Security assembly. Let us know in the forums if you have any problem with ssl when using SSLStream. This will help us check if we will be able to remove Mono.Security assembly.
Added support for JSON, JSONB and HSTORE datatypes

Shay added support for those datatypes.
Added GSSAPI support on Windows

Brian Crowell added support for GSSAPI on windows. [#170]
Removed support for protocol 2

Postgresql versions which use only protocol 2 are very old and don't receive support from postgresql group anymore. By removing this support, we removed a lot of code and can focus on functionalities provided by protocol 3.
Removed support for Postgresql 8.3 and below

In this thread, https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/npgsql-dev/omQ40Eq0HoA, we talked about making Npgsql support the officially supported postgresql versions. This means end of support for postgresql 8.3 and below in the Npgsql 2.2 and up. If you still need support for 7.x, please, use 2.0.x versions.

Owners

Authors

Francisco Figueiredo Jr., Josh Cooley, Dave Page, Jon Asher, Brar Piening, Chris Morgan, Hiroshi Saito, Jon Hanna, Federico Di Gregorio, Glen Parker, Shay Rojansky

Copyright

Copyright 2002 - 2014 Npgsql Development Team

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
Npgsql 3.2.4 5,222 Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Npgsql 3.2.3 10,554 Thursday, June 1, 2017
Npgsql 3.2.2 97,653 Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Npgsql 3.2.1 39,130 Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Npgsql 3.2.0 25,950 Friday, January 27, 2017
Npgsql 3.2.0-beta1 1,339 Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Npgsql 3.1.10 4,559 Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Npgsql 3.1.9 176,742 Sunday, November 20, 2016
Npgsql 3.1.8 86,761 Saturday, September 24, 2016
Npgsql 3.1.7 64,235 Saturday, August 6, 2016
Npgsql 3.1.6 29,367 Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Npgsql 3.1.5 99,756 Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Npgsql 3.1.4 10,387 Thursday, June 16, 2016
Npgsql 3.1.3 56,720 Monday, May 30, 2016
Npgsql 3.1.2 9,897 Sunday, May 22, 2016
Npgsql 3.1.1 2,468 Thursday, May 19, 2016
Npgsql 3.1.0 27,522 Monday, May 16, 2016
Npgsql 3.1.0-beta0001 1,156 Thursday, May 5, 2016
Npgsql 3.1.0-alpha6 17,571 Monday, December 7, 2015
Npgsql 3.1.0-alpha5 4,606 Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Npgsql 3.1.0-alpha4 133 Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Npgsql 3.1.0-alpha3 2,527 Friday, October 16, 2015
Npgsql 3.1.0-alpha2 278 Friday, October 16, 2015
Npgsql 3.1.0-alpha1 1,445 Sunday, September 6, 2015
Npgsql 3.0.8 3,113 Thursday, June 16, 2016
Npgsql 3.0.7 11,925 Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Npgsql 3.0.6 1,861 Sunday, May 1, 2016
Npgsql 3.0.5 85,342 Friday, January 1, 2016
Npgsql 3.0.4 12,072 Sunday, December 6, 2015
Npgsql 3.0.3 33,079 Sunday, September 27, 2015
Npgsql 3.0.2 10,050 Friday, September 4, 2015
Npgsql 3.0.1 17,636 Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Npgsql 3.0.0 10,161 Friday, August 7, 2015
Npgsql 3.0.0-rc0002 824 Friday, July 17, 2015
Npgsql 3.0.0-rc0001 329 Sunday, July 12, 2015
Npgsql 3.0.0-beta0001 945 Monday, May 25, 2015
Npgsql 2.2.7 51,849 Friday, September 18, 2015
Npgsql 2.2.6 7,533 Thursday, August 27, 2015
Npgsql 2.2.5 83,818 Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Npgsql 2.2.4.3 14,532 Friday, February 6, 2015
Npgsql 2.2.4.1 5,410 Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Npgsql 2.2.3 61,595 Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Npgsql 2.2.2 9,409 Saturday, November 1, 2014
Npgsql 2.2.1 14,537 Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Npgsql 2.2.0 6,221 Monday, September 1, 2014
Npgsql 2.2.0-rc2 1,631 Sunday, August 17, 2014
Npgsql 2.2.0-rc1 414 Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Npgsql 2.2.0-beta1 (this version) 282 Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Npgsql 2.1.3 20,063 Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Npgsql 2.1.2 3,554 Friday, March 28, 2014
Npgsql 2.1.1 9,550 Friday, March 21, 2014
Npgsql 2.1.0 2,282 Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Npgsql 2.1.0-rc1 856 Sunday, February 9, 2014
Npgsql 2.1.0-beta1 1,517 Thursday, December 26, 2013
Npgsql 2.0.14.3 27,610 Saturday, December 21, 2013
Npgsql 2.0.13-beta1 1,686 Sunday, July 14, 2013
Npgsql 2.0.12.1 33,274 Monday, December 17, 2012
Npgsql 2.0.11 28,901 Sunday, February 6, 2011