This article will discuss the installation of DDEX Provider for Microsoft Visual Studio 2017. At this time (08/08/2017) there is still no DDEX Provider installer for Visual Studio 2017. The latest version is, which does not prescribe the required data source (Firebird Data Source) In the Visual Studio 2017 shell. This is due to the fact that Visual Studio 2017 started to use its private registry to store its settings, instead of the configuration file. (more…)