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OpenAccess Application Scenarios
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This documentation article is a legacy resource describing the functionality of the deprecated OpenAccess Classic only. The contemporary documentation of Telerik OpenAccess ORM is available here.

The Telerik OpenAccess ORM has been designed to allow maximum productivity in data-aware applications where developers work with persistent classes instead of using relational models. This chapter points you to the topics relevant to these scenarios.

In This Section

Define a Data Model

    Links to topics that describe how to create and generate persistent classes using Telerik OpenAccess ORM tools (like the wizards inside Visual Studio).

Query a Data Model

    Links to topics that describe how to write LINQ and QQL queries, .

Using Fetch Plans

    Describes the methods used to load and optimize the loading of object graphs.

Programming Persistent Classes

    Links to topics that describe working with objects, transactions, and stored procedure support.

Unit Testing with Telerik OpenAccess ORM

    Describes a unit-testing pattern that can be used when doing unit tests that incorporate Telerik OpenAccess ORM functionality and databases (the examples use MS Test Framework available in VSTFS, but are easily portable to any other framework like NUnit for example).

Bind Data to Controls

    Links to topics that describe data binding.

Using Stored Procedures

    Links to topics that describe how to use stored procedures with a Telerik OpenAccess ORM enabled application.

Implement Business Logic

    Links to topics that describe how to implement your own business layer that interacts with a Telerik OpenAccess ORM tool.


    Links to topics that describe how to define and work with inheritance in an Telerik OpenAccess ORM .

Web Services and Telerik OpenAccess ORM

    Describes considerations for creating Web services, Ado.Net Data Services or Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services that use the Telerik OpenAccess ORM.