dotConnect for Zoho CRM is an ADO.NET provider for working with Zoho CRM data through the standard ADO.NET or Entity Framework interfaces. It allows you to easily integrate Zoho CRM data into your .NET applications, and integrate Zoho CRM services with widely used data-oriented technologies.
dotConnect for Zoho CRM has the same standard ADO.NET classes as other standard ADO.NET providers: ZohoConnection, ZohoCommand, ZohoDataAdapter, ZohoDataReader, ZohoParameter, etc. This allows you quickly get started with it and eliminates the need to study any Zoho CRM data access specificities.
dotConnect for Zoho CRM allows you to access Zoho CRM data via Entity Framework - Microsoft's recommended data access technology.
dotConnect for Zoho CRM provides enhanced Entity Framework support for Zoho CRM data with a bundled visual designer for ORM models with Visual Studio integration - Entity Developer. Standard Visual Studio Entity Data Model designer is also supported.
Connecting to Zoho CRM from Server Explorer
Zoho CRM Data Binding
Our provider offers full CRUD (Create, Read, Update, and Delete) support and allows you to get Zoho CRM data with SELECT statements and manage data with INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE statements.
No need to study and use complex Zoho CRM API, just use familiar SQL statements. You may use complex JOINs, WHERE conditions, etc. - all the SQL benefits, not available with Zoho CRM API.