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Project Description

Visual Studio Extension for faster automatic generation C# or Visual Basic Linq2Sql classes based on config files. Extension also allows define modifications. It uses Sqlmetal.exe for generating same classes as normal dbml.

Please give me feedback in discussion, thanks.

Basic description

In Tools menu you have "Run DBML Updater", which searches config files in solution and generates code file with Linq2Sql classes. Config file template is available in "Add > New Item..." dialog.


  • 2.1.1
    • Release candidate 1
    • Added XML Scheme for config file
  • 2.1.0
    • Completly changed config from 1.0 version. Please see Documentation page
  • 2.0.0
    • Released as VSIX package for testing
  • 1.0.0


The SQLMetal file is included in the Windows SDK that is installed with Visual Studio. By default, the file is located at drive:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\vn.nn\bin. If you do not install Visual Studio, you can also get the SQLMetal file by downloading the Windows SDK.

Pavel ViPPeR Pech

Last edited Feb 17, 2012 at 9:01 AM by vipper_cnx, version 28