Project Description
Contains a stand alone GUI application and a Visual Studio Custom Tool for automatically generating a .NET data access layer code for objects in a SQL Server Compact Edition database.


  • Visual Studio 2008 and 2010 Custom Tool Support
  • Creates entity classes for each table in the database
  • Generates data access code that implements the Repository Pattern
  • Generates methods for Create, Read, Update and Delete operations
  • Generates SelectBy and DeleteBy methods for every column in every table
  • Generates a Purge method for every table to delete all records
  • Generates Count() method for retrieving the number of records in each table
  • Generates CreateDatabase() method for re-creating the database
  • Generates xml-doc code comments for entities and data access methods
  • Generates Entity Unit Tests
  • Generates Data Access Unit Tests
  • Generates .NET Compact and Full Framework compatible code
  • Support for SQL Compact Edition version 4.0
  • Multiple test framework code generation (MSTest, NUnit, xUnit)
  • Transaction support per DataRepository instance (Begin, Commit, Rollback)
  • Code generation options to enable/disable unit test code generation
  • Windows Phone 7 "Mango" support for generating a LINQ to SQL DataContext

Coming Soon:

  • Generate database maintenance code (clear database, shrink/compress database)
  • Support for multiple versions of SQL Server Compact Edition
  • VB.NET Code Support
  • Visual Studio Add-in
  • Visual Studio 2012 support


NEW: Custom Tool for Windows Phone 7 "Mango"

Custom Tool

Generating Entity Classes

Generating Data Access methods that implement the Repository Pattern

Generating Entity Unit Tests

Generating Data Access Unit Tests to validate the integrity between the data layer and the actual database

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Last edited Nov 16, 2012 at 8:55 AM by christianhelle, version 28