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If you are a .NET developer, this guide provides an overview of options for connecting to Neo4j. While this guide is not comprehensive it will introduce the different drivers and link to the relevant resources.
You should be familiar with graph database concepts and the property graph model. You should have installed Neo4j and made yourself familiar with our Cypher Query language.

Neo4j for .NET Developers


The .NET platform allows many developers to create fascinating applications utlizing graph concepts.

Powerful drivers like Neo4jClient from Tatham Oddie showed early on, how easy it is to connect to Neo4j from .NET

Members of the .NET community have invested a lot of time and love to develop all these drivers, so please if you use them provide feedback to the authors.

The Example Project

You can find out more about our example projects for many different languages here, you can also access it via the GitHub repository for the Neo4j developer resources. Feel free to check them out.

It is a small one page webapp for our movies database. The front-end is the same for all drivers, just the backends show you how to connect to Neo4j from the different languages and drivers.


A .NET client for Neo4j, which makes it easy to write Cypher queries in C# with IntelliSense. Also supports basic CRUD and legacy indexing.

Other Drivers


A .NET API for the Neo4j HTTP Transactional Endpoint. (v2.0.0) Exposes strongly typed Graph Query API based on the Neo4j Cypher Query Language.