Get started by walking through ready-to-run projects. Quickly learn how to implement Ventura SQL with the following walk-throughs:


Client project walk-through. A WPF client that connects directly to a SQLite database.


3-tier project walk-through. Demonstrates a WPF client requesting data from an ASP.NET middle-tier. The middle-tier connects to an Azure SQL demo database.


When you are ready to start developing you own application, you can either start with a template, or go through the step-by-step instructions for setting up a project from scratch.

Start with a template

Select File > New Project in Ventura SQL Studio and choose one of the templates.



A template is the easiest way to start a project. The templates contain ready-to-run projects that you can modify.

Start Step-by-step

Instead of starting with a template, you can also start with by creating new projects.


Follow the step-by-step instructions for setting up new Ventura SQL Studio and Visual Studio projects:


Set up a Client project


Set up a Server project (middle-tier)


Also see topic The LOB Application Programming Pattern