I am trying to use the SqlServerCe DLL in a Windows Forms app being built in Visual C# 2010 Express. I notice that this DLL is not integrated with other .NET 3.5 and 4.0 DLLs in the Program Files Reference Assemblies on my system (Windows XP), but
is rather isolated in the Program Files => SQL Server Compact Edition directory. While that is not an inherently big problem as far as I can tell, it does mean that System.Data.SqlServerCe doesn't always show up or show up where you would expect
it in various Visual Studio dialogue boxes. For example, when doing an Add Reference and using the .NET source for DLLs, the SqlServerCe DLL does not show up in alphabetical orger with the other System.Data.* namespaces. It took quite
awhile before I stumbled on it, which triggered the realization that it is not intergrated with the other .NET components. It seemed to me there have been other times in researching SqlServerCe that I wasn't finding things when I was expecting (recognizing
that I have limited experience with this stuff so far).
Three questions: (1) Is using System.Data.SqlServerCe still a proposed means to interface with SSCE programmatically (using Visual C# 2010 Express); (2) Might I have done something to (inadvertently) cause SqlServerCe to install outside the bulk
of .NET (I frankly can't remember h
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