Simple.Data is a lightweight framework that uses the dynamic features of .NET 4 to provide an expressive, ORM-ish way of accessing and manipulating data without any of the code pre-generation and boilerplate required by other frameworks. In this section, we see why and how to get started with Simple.Data.

Requirements and Depedencies

Simple.Data requires

Beyond that it has no dependencies outside of the BCL other than those within its own sphere.

A graph of Simple.Data assembly dependencies

Your project must include references to

The diagram above shows all the currently available adaptors and providers and their dependencies.