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MySQL Connector/NET 8.0.14 has been released

Dear MySQL users,
MySQL Connector/NET 8.0.14 is the second version to support
Entity Framework Core 2.1 and the fourth general availability release
of MySQL Connector/NET to add support for the new XDevAPI, which
enables application developers to write code that combines the
strengths of the relational and document models using a modern,
NoSQL-like syntax that does not assume previous experience writing traditional SQL.
To learn more about how to write applications using the XDevAPI, see For more
information about how the XDevAPI is implemented in Connector/NET, see NuGet packages provide functionality at a project level. To get the full set of features available in Connector/NET such as availability in the GAC, integration with Visual Studio's Entity Framework Designer
and integration with MySQL for Visual Studio, installation through
the MySQL Installer or the stand-alone MSI is required.
Please note that the XDevAPI requires at least MySQL Server version
8.0 or higher with the X Plugin enabled. For general documentation
about how to get started using MySQL as a document store, see
To download MySQL Connector/NET 8.0.14, see
Installation instructions can be found at

Changes in MySQL Connector/NET 8.0.14 (2019-01-21)

Functionality Added or Changed

     * The internal method called by the
       MySqlX.XDevAPI.Collection.Count, and
       MySqlX.XDevAPI.Collection<T>.Count methods were moved to
       a standardized location within the library.

     * The auth connection option (along with aliases
       authentication and authentication mode) was removed from
       the MySqlBaseConnectionStringBuilder class. This option
       now is available for X Protocol connections only.

     * The following obsolete (deprecated) members of
       Connector/NET 8.0 API classes were removed:

          + Collection.Remove(Object) method

          + Collection.Remove(DbDoc) method

          + FindStatement.Limit(Int64, Int64) method

          + MySqlParameterCollection.Add(String, Object) method

          + TableSelectStatement.Limit(Int64, Int64) method

          + BaseResult.WarningCount property

          + MySqlBaseConnectionStringBuilder.Auth property

          + Result.RecordsAffected property

          + SqlResult.AutoIncrementValue property

          + SqlResult.RecordsAffected property

On Behalf of MySQL Release Engineering Team,
Surabhi Bhat