Connecting to Open Exchange Rates
Establishing a Connection shows how to authenticate to Open Exchange Rates and configure any necessary connection properties. You can also configure provider capabilities through the available Connection properties, from data modeling to firewall traversal. The Advanced Settings section shows how to set up more advanced configurations and troubleshoot connection errors.
Connecting from Visual Studio
The CData ADO.NET Provider for Open Exchange Rates provides a seamless integration with Microsoft Visual Studio. The provider is registered as an ADO.NET provider with Visual Studio, allowing for integration with visual designer tools, Server Explorer, and ADO.NET data source configuration wizards.
Open Exchange Rates Version Support
The provider uses version 3 of the OpenExchangeRates Data API.
- See Using ADO.NET to create ADO.NET connection objects from code.
- See Using Entity Framework to build an EF model based on the Open Exchange Rates connection.
- See Using SSRS to connect to Open Exchange Rates and create real-time reports.
- See Using DbProviderFactory to connect to Open Exchange Rates from generic ADO.NET code.