MySQL Connector/NET Developer Guide

Chapter 8 Connector/NET for Entity Framework

Entity Framework is the name given to a set of technologies that support the development of data-oriented software applications. MySQL Connector/NET supports Entity Framework 6.x (EF6) and Entity Framework Core (EF Core), which is the most recent framework available to .NET developers who work with MySQL data using .NET objects.

The following table shows the set of Connector/NET versions that support Entity Framework features.

Table 8.1 Connector/NET Versions and Entity Framework Support

Connector/NET VersionEF6EF Core
8.0Full supportEF Core 2.1: Full support in 8.0.13 and higher.

EF Core 2.0: Partial support in 8.0.8 to 8.0.12 (No scaffolding).

6.10Full supportEF Core 2.0: Full support in 6.10.8 and higher. Partial support in 6.10.5 to 6.10.7 (No scaffolding).

EF Core 1.1: Full support in 6.10.4 and higher; otherwise, partially supported.