• .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
  • .NET

    Bend Telerik OpenAccess ORM to Your Will With Type Converters – Part 1

    In Q1 2011, Telerik OpenAccess ORM introduced a flexible type conversion system. This type conversion system allows developers to instruct OpenAccess on how to map types that it may not support out of the box. This feature makes it possible for OpenAccess to work with built in UDTs, such as SQL Spatial and XML, as well as any custom UDTs developers create. What is a User Defined Type? SQL Server 2005 introduced user-defined types (UDTs). UDTs extend the SQL type system by allowing you to store objects and custom data structures in a SQL Server database. UDTs can contain multiple data types...
    September 20, 2011
  • .NET

    Q2 2011 OpenAccess Released!

    The team has been hard at work, as always, to bring some really neat new features to Telerik OpenAccess ORM for Q2 2011.  You can check out the release notes to see the full list of new features, but make sure to sign up for the release webinar to see all these new features in action!  For now, we will take a quick look at a few features available in the new bits. Profiler and Tuning Advisor One of the most anticipated features in the Q2 2011 release is the OpenAccess Profiler. In Q1 2011 we introduced a new Metrics API, and the profiler...
    July 13, 2011
  • Testing & ALM

    2011 Brings More Free Database Providers for Telerik’s OpenAccess ORM

    Technorati Tags: Telerik,OpenAccess,ORM OpenAccess, Telerik’s Object Relational Mapper (ORM) recently added many more databases that are supported in the free version! The Free Edition now supports: Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005/2008 Microsoft SQL Server Express 2005/2008 Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5 MySQL 5.x Firebird Server 2.x Oracle Database 10g  Express Edition SQLLite PostgreSQL 8.4+ In a nutshell, all version of SQL Server except for SQL Azure. OpenAccess Free Edition provides powerful features that can really move you forward in your project.  Data Access code is like plumbing. Everyone needs it, but does being a plumber give you an advantage over your competitors?  Let Telerik...
  • Company News

    Telerik OpenAccess ORM - Best of TechEd 2011 Finalist

    Telerik OpenAccess ORM has been selected as a Best of TechEd North America 2011 finalist in the Database Development category -- congratulations to the OpenAccess team! Their hard work is paying off, especially after the well-accepted usability revamp of the Visual Designer. There is one final vital step before the winners are selected from the finalists' pool, and it is an interview which will be conducted by the editorial judging panel during TechEd. We hope to grab this one -- it is highly deserved. If you plan to visit TechEd North America in Atlanta in May, stop by the Telerik booth and ask for an...