To my knowledge, the .NET Connector is only integrated into the Visual Studio .NET IDE.
A key advantage of the .NET framework for developers is that it is language agnostic. Are there plans for SAP to integrate the connector into other IDE's (eg. Borland C#Builder).
I appreciate that the connector would require a C# compiler, but why should I be forced to use Microsoft's if I already have another?
IMO, it would be great to have a standalone tool to generate the C# proxies, which I could later compile using whatever tool I preferred.