Getting Started

Getting started with PLINQO for Linq-to-SQL is an easy three step process.

Step 1: Download CodeSmith Generator

Download and install the latest version of CodeSmith Generator.

PLINQO requires the latest version of CodeSmith Generator.

If you have not previously registered with CodeSmith Tools or do not currently own a license of CodeSmith Generator, you will be required to register on the CodeSmith Tools website to get a trial key before using CodeSmith Generator.

Step 2: Find PLINQO

  1. Open Template Explorer
  2. Navigate to Frameworks\PLINQO in the Generator Samples folder.

Step 3: Run the QuickStart

  1. Double click the quickstart.cst template
  2. Select a database
  3. Click generate!

Clicking generate will automatically open Visual Studio so that you can quickly get started using PLINQO!

Once the Visual Studio Solution has opened, build the project to generate PLINQO!