• .NET

    Telerik OpenAccess ORM NuGet Packages for Code First Development

    We have a lot of exciting new features available in the Q3 2011 release of OpenAccess ORM.  Among my favorite additions are our awesome NuGet packages. These packages make it even easier to get started building a domain model using OpenAccess ORM’s fluent mapping, or code first, API. In this release we have added two NuGet packages to the NuGet repository. When these packages are added to a project, it will be configured automatically to work with Telerik OpenAccess ORM Free Edition.  Let’s take a look at these great new additions to OpenAccess. The Packages The OpenAccess.CodeFirst package sets up the project for code...
    November 16, 2011
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    New features in Q3 2011 – Stored Procedure Editor

    In our previous blog regarding the new Telerik OpenAccess ORM features about to be released in Q3 2011, we have presented to you our OpenAccessLinqDataSource. We will continue by showing you our new product enhancement for using stored procedures in an easier and straightforward way. Supporting stored procedures is nothing new for OpenAccess ORM – you can already execute them through our ADO API. However, in order to do that you needed to instantiate the parameters or commands first and then call the appropriate method of OpenAccessContext. Naturally, in these cases the most common solution is to write an additional method for each stored procedure, encapsulating all...
    November 15, 2011
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    OpenAccess ORM Q3 2011: OpenAccessLinqDataSource

    We have added some exciting new features to the upcoming release of Telerik OpenAccess ORM, offering new capabilities and further optimizing your development process. We can’t really wait to show you the details about what we have been working on during the last several months. We will start with introducing the long awaited OpenAccessLinqDataSource component. Many of you have already requested a component to provide similar functionality for data binding to OpenAccess models such as LinqDataSource for LINQ to SQL models, so naturally the idea was moved forward to implementation. Our component, called OpenAccessLinqDataSource, targets those of you who use RAD development principles....
    November 10, 2011
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    New and Updated OpenAccess ORM Resources Available

    As we are constantly trying to make the Telerik OpenAccess ORM learning resources and documentation better and easier to use, we have made some changes that you might find very useful. Getting Started Videos Recently we released two sets of entry level videos on working with Telerik OpenAccess ORM. You can choose your scenario between Database First or Model First approach the short series of 2-3 videos will guide you from creating your model to updating your changes to/from the database. Check them out and don't forget to LIKE them. Feel free to post some feedback about your learning experience either here or in YouTube! Online...
    October 20, 2011
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    Project Templates in Telerik OpenAccess ORM

    As we mentioned in our recent post we added new project templates to Telerik OpenAccess ORM, making it easier than ever to get an application up and running. In this blog we will take a look at each of the new templates, see what they provide, and see how you can leverage them with other Telerik Components. Using the Templates These templates are for .NET 4.0; so when adding a new project make sure that .NET Framework 4 is selected in the drop down above the project template list. Web Site Template To make it easier for developers using Web Site projects, we added a...
    September 27, 2011