|SQLite For WinRT|
|Written by Kay Ewbank|
|Friday, 13 July 2012|
The new version of SQLite has added support for WinRT and Metro style applications for Windows 8, and Windows 8 Mobile will also support the lightweight database.
SQLite is an in-process library that implements a self-contained, serverless, transactional SQL database engine. It doesn’t have a separate server process, and it reads and writes directly to ordinary disk files.
To use the latest version from .NET, there’s a LINQ wrapper in SQLite-Net (https:// github.com/praeclarum/sqlite-net) that avoids the need for you to write your own wrapper.
If you’re interested in finding out more, Tim Heuer, XAML Program Manager for Microsoft, discusses how to use the database for Metro style apps in his blog
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|Last Updated ( Thursday, 12 July 2012 )|