Telerik OpenAccess ORM Domain Model is a model for defining data as sets of objects and relationships to which common language runtime (CLR) persistent types and underlying relational artifacts can be mapped. The domain model enables developers to program against a conceptual schema instead of directly program against a database schema.
Telerik OpenAccess ORM offers two model tools that are designed to help you graphically build applications: Telerik OpenAccess ORM Create Model Wizard and OpenAccess Visual Designer. These tools work together to help you generate, edit, and update a domain model, as follows:
- Telerik OpenAccess ORM Create Model Wizard allows you to generate a domain model from an existing database, add database connection information to the application, and generate C# or Visual Basic classes based on the database model. When the OpenAccess Create Model Wizard finishes generating a domain model, it launches the OpenAccess Visual Designer.
- The OpenAccess Visual Designer allows you to visually create and modify persistent classes, associations, mapping, and inheritance relationships.
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