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    Telerik OpenAccess ORM Meets ASP.NET Web API

    October 09, 2012 Share
    Microsoft has recently released their latest technology helping the N-Tier development – the ASP.NET Web API framework. If you haven’t had the opportunity to experience this new platform built around the HTTP protocol, here we try to address some of the key points about Web API services as answers to the most common questions you might be already asking:  What is Web API? ASP.NET Web API is the latest platform provided by Microsoft for creating HTTP-based services.  When can I use Web API? The Web API framework is not limited to any kind of architecture. You can build REST services on top of it or...
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    Telerik OpenAccess ORM - From your Database to a WCF Service

    September 25, 2012 Share
    After the official release of our new Add OpenAccess Service wizard you have shown some great interest in using it to shorten the efforts for creating the Web Services and start developing your N-Tier solution. As we are always trying to help you achieve your goals faster and easier, we decided to enhance our resources on the matter with two video tutorials, covering all you need to know about using the wizard for generating WCF Plain Services and WCF Data Services.   WCF Plain Services As many of you already know, for exposing your OpenAccess Domain Model through a Plain Service, we are generating a layer of Data Transfer Objects....
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    Breaking the ice: RIA Services and Silverlight 3

    Implementing Line of Business applications has never been easier before. RIA services together with the rich presentation layer in Silverlight provide a powerful foundation for building n-tier application that will do the heavy lifting of your data layer. RIA Services relies on the ADO.NET Entity Framework to create an entity data model of your relational database and interpret the entities independently of their data store representation. In this way you can use the power of LINQ to Entities to implement query logic against the entities without using t-sql, and rely on the entity relationship to retrieve information for any relationship between...
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    Designing N-Tier Applications with OpenAccess ORM

    April 28, 2009 Share
    A very important question recently crossed my inbox, and it essentially asked: “Can you design and build Enterprise-grade n-tier applications with OpenAccess? Or does it force you violate principles of good multi-tier application design to make the ORM features work?” It was a great question and I was surprised to find that there is not more info in the online docs to address this. So, to help everyone benefit from this question’s answer, here are some details about building n-tier applications with OpenAccess. WHAT DOES GOOD N-TIER ARCHITECTURE LOOK LIKE WITH OPENACCESS? Let me preface this discussion by saying there is no “absolute” right...