• .NET

    Simplify Data Access in VS 2012 RTM with OpenAccess ORM

    The highly anticipated Visual Studio 2012 has just been released to manufacturing! Just as quickly as we responded to the Beta version of your favorite IDE, we are now proud to announce that we are ready to bring OpenAccess ORM to the RTM with our dedicated Q2 2012 SP2 version. OpenAccess ORM is ready to help you get started by generating all the needed code for your Data Access Layer in any Visual Studio 2012 RTM project. You can start right away, utilizing our project templates already fine-tuned for VS 2012 and .NET 4.5. Choose either Fluent Mapping project or...
    August 16, 2012
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    Take the shortcut to web services in Q2’12 with the Add OpenAccess Service wizard

    Automated code generation for various kinds of services is nothing new for OpenAccess ORM. For years now the Data Service Wizard has been a part of the product. A  tool capable of easily exposing your data to client applications using web services, without having to write a single line of code. Now we are introducing the new and improved wizard called Add OpenAccess Service. It has been available under the "Generate OpenAccess Domain Model Service..." command as a preview. We took the time to polish the user interface and implement a lot of your feature requests, so we can now proudly present it's...
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    Check out all the new technologies you can use with OpenAccess ORM Q2 2012

    Q2 2012 of Telerik OpenAccess ORM is about to be released soon and we are eager to share what we have achieved for the last few months. As we always strive to keep up with the latest technologies available, we will start by presenting the support for: Visual Studio 11 Beta OpenAccess is compatible with the beta version of the new Visual Studio since the end of March - an internal build from March 29th is available even now. However, Q2 will be the first official release with a full functional support. MS SQL Server 2012 LocalDB As the commercial editions of SQL Server 2012 are...
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    Bend Telerik OpenAccess ORM to Your Will with Type Converters – Storing Classes to XML

    In a previous blog I showed how to customize Telerik OpenAccess ORM data mappings using custom TypeConverters.  In particular we looked at storing, and querying, an enum by its name rather than its int value.  In this example, I will show how to get OpenAccess to serialize a class to xml, and store it in the database.  In the end you will have a reusable TypeConverter you can use to store any class as XML using OpenAccess! :) Creating the Type Converter The first thing we need to do is create the type converter.  To do that, simply grab the basic skeleton I displayed...
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    Telerik OpenAccess ORM now with Visual Studio 11 Beta support

    Visual Studio 11 Beta has already been around for several weeks and most of you have already tried it. Plenty of different opinions were out there – from praising the cool new features it offers, to grumbling about the surprisingly changed user interface. For all of you who are developing your applications leveraging the cutting-edge technologies on the market, we want to assure you: OpenAccess ORM will not be missing in Visual Studio 11 and you will be able to use it immediately, even in the VS's Beta version. In fact, since there is still a long way to go until Q2,...