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.NET type generation for NHibernate mapping collections

Igor Ignatov, Aug 12, 2011
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An overview of .NET type generation for NHibernate mapping collections.

A Feature-driven Comparison of Entity Framework and NHibernate - Queries

Dino Esposito, Jan 17, 2011
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Let's explore what Entity Framework and NHibernate has to offer when it comes to their query capabilities.

A Feature-driven Comparison of Entity Framework and NHibernate - Self-tracking entities

Dino Esposito, Dec 15, 2010
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In this article, Dino Esposito introduces self-tracking entities.

A Feature-driven Comparison of Entity Framework and NHibernate-2nd Level Caching

Dino Esposito, Nov 22, 2010
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Where would you place caching in your layered solution? Two main patterns exist for caching in applications: Cache Aside and Cache Through.

A Feature-driven Comparison of Entity Framework and NHibernate—Fetch Plans

Dino Esposito, Oct 18, 2010
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This article is about fetch plans-a recognized and common way for developers to instruct the O/RM about the structure of the SQL you desire.

A Feature-driven Comparison of Entity Framework and NHibernate-Lazy loading

Dino Esposito, Sep 09, 2010
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Last month I took the challenge of trying to compare Entity Framework (EF4) and NHibernate (NH) in a hopefully unbiased and feature-driven way. In this article, I'll start looking into some programming features such as lazy loading.

A Feature-driven Comparison of Entity Framework and NHibernate-Multiple Databases

Dino Esposito, Aug 11, 2010
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A comparison on multiple database support in the Entity Framework and NHibernate O/RMs.

Your very first NHibernate application – Part 3

Gabriel Schenker, Sep 01, 2009
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In this part of the series about NHibernate and its sister product Fluent NHibernate, Gabriel Schenker introduces the auto mapping feature of Fluent NHibernate.

Your very first NHibernate application – Part 2

Gabriel Schenker, Apr 16, 2009
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In this second part Gabriel Schenker continues his overview of the NHibernate OR/M.

Your very first NHibernate application – Part 1

Gabriel Schenker, Apr 08, 2009
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In this series of articles Gabriel Schenker want to show and discuss which pieces are needed to successfully write an application based on NHibernate and Fluent NHibernate.

Book Review: Entity Framework Tutorial

Alessandro Gallo, Feb 16, 2009
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Review of the book “Entity Framework Tutorial” by Joydip Kanjilal

Managing Entity Framework ObjectContext lifespan and scope in n-layered ASP.NET applications

Jordan Van Gogh, Dec 23, 2008
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Jordan van Gogh describes a way to manage ObjectContext lifespan and scope in the Business Logic Layer (BLL) of a small to medium sized ASP.NET web application.

Modeling domains with The Entity Data Model

Patrik Löwendahl, Oct 31, 2008
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Patrick Loewendahl talks about modeling domains with the Entity Data Model.

Bulk Operations Using Oracle Data Provider for .NET (ODP.NET)

Chinh Do, Oct 31, 2007
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Chinh Do describes techniques to improve application performance with bulk operations using ODP.NET.

Mapping DataSet to XML and backwards

Xun Ding, Sep 10, 2007
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This article illustrates the translation to and from an ADO .NET DataSet and XML.

Two-way data binding in 3-Tier web application

Eric Popivker, Nov 24, 2006
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In this article I would like to examine two-way data-binding in 3-tier web application and how using XLib library can substantially decrease the amount of data-binding code without compromising the amount of control you have over it. I start by describing the ways data flow has been handled in 3-tier applications and how XLib improves upon it.

Managing Transactions using TransactionScope

Muhammad Mosa, Oct 06, 2006
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A transaction is a unit of work. You use transactions to ensure the consistency and integrity of a database. If a transaction is successful, all of the data modifications performed during the transaction are committed and made permanent. If an error occurs during a transaction, you can roll back the transaction to undo the data modifications that occurred during the transaction.

SqlBulkCopy in ADO.NET 2.0

Keyvan Nayyeri, Sep 27, 2006
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SqlBulkCopy is a new feature in ADO.NET 2.0 that lets you to perform copy operation for a large amount of data between a source data store and a destination data table. In this article Keyvan introduces this new feature in .NET 2.0 and shows a sample application in action.