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...provides an integrated environment for database developers to carry out all their database design work for any SQL Server platform (both on and off premise) within Visual Studio. Database developers can use the SQL Server Object Explorer in VS to easily create or edit database objects and data, or execute queries.

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Developers will also appreciate the familiar VS tools we bring to database development, specifically; code navigation, IntelliSense, language support that parallels what is available for C# and VB, platform-specific validation, debugging and declarative editing in the TSQL Editor, as well as a visual Table Designer for both database projects and online database instances.

 

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SQL Server Data Tools Update for May 2015
The SQL Server Data Tools team is pleased to announce an update for SSDT is now available. This update adds support to SSDT for Full Text Search in Azure SQL DB. Get it here: SQL Server Data Tools: https://msdn.microsoft.com/data/hh297027. In VS2012... Read more...
Monday, May 18
Presentation: Best Practices for multi-environment database development
A few months ago our team presented at the SQLBits XIV conference. The topic was Best Practices for multi-environment database development. The full video can be found on the SQLBits site and is a very informative presentation. The topics covered inc... Read more...
Tuesday, May 5
Data-Tier Application Framework Update for May 2015
The SQL Server Data Tools team is pleased to announce an update for the Data-tier Application Framework (DACFX) is now available. This update adds support to DACFX for Full Text Search in Azure SQL DB. Once this update is installed, SQL Server Manage... Read more...
Wednesday, Apr 29
DacSamples Moves from CodePlex to GitHub
The DacSamples project is moving from CodePlex to GitHub under the new name /Microsoft/DACExtensions/. As part of the move the team is adding a new extension to the DacFx API to allow easier usage of the public model. Licensing The new GitHub project... Read more...
Thursday, Mar 19

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