Working with MySQL – EF5 – MVC5 Alltogether

For MySQL part; Never install the MySQL from Web Platform Installer.Get to MySQL’s website and download MySQL Installer. This installer package installs everything you need about database-end including; MySQL Connector MySQL for Visual Studio MySQL 5.5 Database For EF5 part; Install EF5 via Nuget like this; Install-Package EntityFramework -version 5.0.0 This will install EF5 which works great with MySQL Connector. For MVC5 Part; Download MVC5 package from Microsoft download page if you haven’t already. Add reference to EF5 libraries: MySQL.Data.Entity (4.5 version) –> This is for EF5 “MySQL.Data.Entity for EF6”…

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