• .NET

    Telerik OpenAccess ORM Meets ASP.NET Web API

    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...
    October 09, 2012
  • .NET

    Telerik OpenAccess ORM - Database Naming Settings

    We, the OpenAccess ORM team, believe that an ORM solution should not only be easy to use and time-saving, but also flexible enough to reflect your needs. For instance, it is important that the names we generate comply exactly with your conventions, rather than being enforced. For that purpose we have provided the Naming Settings dialog a while ago, offering various naming options for the model on Class, Property and Field level. Now we are proud to present the new flexibility we have exposed for generating the names of the tables and columns in your database - the Database Names...
    October 04, 2012
  • .NET

    Migration to Telerik OpenAccess ORM is Now Easier Than Ever

    Have you reached a point in your application where you want to rewrite some portion of the code, change a public API or even switch to one of the third party components that are widely used today? It's very likely that you've bumped into this wall like most of the developers out there and you know that usually a comprehensive evaluation of the pros and cons of the switch is required to ensure the same improvement can't be achieved with some small tweaks in the existing solution. Either way, you might end up fighting with strange issues and spending tons of time...
    September 28, 2012
  • .NET

    Telerik OpenAccess ORM - From your Database to a WCF Service

    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....
    September 25, 2012
  • .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