Posts Tagged ‘SQL Server Developer Tools’

SQL Server 2012–SQL Server Data Tools is available as a free component of the SQL Server platform and is available for all SQL Server users. provides an integrated environment for database developers to carry out all their database design work for any SQL Server platform (both on and off premise) within Visual Studio. Database developers can use the SQL Server Object Explorer in Visual Studio to easily create or edit database objects and data, or execute queries.
Developers will also appreciate the familiar VS tools we bring to database development, specifically; code navigation, IntelliSense, language support that parallels what is available for C# and VB, platform-specific validation, debugging and declarative editing in the TSQL Editor, as well as a visual Table Designer for both database projects and online database instances.
SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) is the final name for the product formerly known as SQL Server Developer Tools, Code-Named “Juneau”. SSDT provides a modern database development experience for the SQL Server and SQL Azure Database Developer. As the supported SQL Azure development platform, SSDT will be regularly updated online to ensure that it keeps pace with the latest SQL Azure features.