Using IBM DB .NET Provider for MS .NET Core with VS2017
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Recently Microsoft released Visual Studio 2017 and IBM released DB Provider for .NET Core. Using these we can create applications in VS2017 targeting IBM Data Servers. This blog provides a step by step instructions on using IBM DB Provider for MS .NET Core with Visual Studio 2017.
IBM DB Provider for MS .NET Core latest version
Open Visual Studio 2017 and select File -> New and choose .NET Core -> ASP.NET Core Web Application(.NET Core).
In the next section, select Web Application as the template
Make sure the selected configuration is x64.
Right click on the created project and Select Manage NuGet Packages.. and select IBM.
Note: If the application is targeted for Linux platform then the select the package ending with -lnx.
Once the packages are added, rest of the steps are standard steps for a MVC application as explained here.
Update on 20th June 2017 : to indicate the latest versions of VS2017 and IBM DB Provider for MS .NET Core