# .NET Driver¶

The Snowflake .NET driver provides an interface to the Microsoft .NET open source software framework for developing applications. The driver was developed using Visual Studio.

For complete installation and usage instructions, as well as developer notes and the source code, see the GitHub Snowflake .NET driver repo.

## Verifying the Network Connection to Snowflake with SnowCD¶

After configuring your driver, you can evaluate and troubleshoot your network connectivity to Snowflake using SnowCD.

You can use SnowCD during the initial configuration process and on-demand at any time to evaluate and troubleshoot your network connection to Snowflake.