Visual studio 2008 with sql server compact edition


  • Hello. I'm looking for a good tutorial on how to create a db connection in sql server ce and usage of sql commands in visual basic under vs studio 2008. I currently have MS SQL Server 2005 but I want to use ce since it seems to be a part of the visual studio. I have found several tutorials online but none are using my combination of VS and SQL. Thanks.
    Wednesday, February 24, 2016 7:10 PM


  • Hi DocJump17,

    According to your description, you want to use SQL Server CE from Visual Studio 2008, is it right?

    Please refer to below MSDN article, which introduce how to Adding a SQL Server Compact Database to an Application and Deploying it. Hope it can help you.

    In addition, a third part article introduce Connecting to Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5 with Visual Studio step by step.

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    Thursday, February 25, 2016 7:09 AM