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Getting started : Playground Server

Live-test server offers a full functionality of a RavenDB server and is available at live-test.ravendb.net. We encourage you to check it out and test various functionalities.

Information

  • server accepts remote connectivity, so you can build your applications locally for testing purposes and specify its address - http://live-test.ravendb.net/ (more here)
  • sample database can be deployed as in any normal instance (more here)

Important

  • all databases available at live-test.ravendb.net server are publicly available and can be accessed, managed and copied by any user.
  • periodicaly all databases will be removed

LINQPad

Driver for LINQPad that supports RavenDB connectivity was created by Ronnie Overby. It can be downloaded from project GitHub page (compiling the solution will overwrite the installed driver) or installed directly through LINQPad.

Installation

Step 1. Click on Add Connection in LINQPad.

Figure 1. Getting started. Playground Server. LINQPad. Installation. Step 1.

Step 2. In Choose Data Context view click on View more drivers....

Figure 2. Getting started. Playground Server. LINQPad. Installation. Step 2.

Step 3. In Choose a Driver view find a RavenDB driver on a list of drivers and install it or if you are interested in manual installation, click on Browse at the bottom of the page and specify .lpx file with the driver.

Figure 3. Getting started. Playground Server. LINQPad. Installation. Step 3.

Connecting

Step 1. Select RavenDB Driver from Choose Data Context view.

Figure 4. Getting started. Playground Server. LINQPad. Connecting. Step 1.

Step 2. RavenDB Connection view will appear where you can specify all needed information and credentials that will allow you to connect to a database (e.g. you can specify http://live-test.ravendb.net/)

Figure 5. Getting started. Playground Server. LINQPad. Connecting. Step 2.

Querying

Please visting project GitHub page for more information on how to query or watch this video created by author of the driver that will guide you through available functionalities.