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From Andrus Adamchik <and...@objectstyle.org>
Subject Re: wrap up from the software summit
Date Sat, 28 Oct 2006 17:23:43 GMT
Very cool! I suggest that we add an entry about the presentation to  
the Cayenne Wiki news section and link to it from the front page. If  
you need more info on how to do that, please ping me on the dev list.

> 1) JPA support was high on many folks list of stuff that they  
> wanted to see.

Yeah, I would imagine that.

> 2) One of the guys at the show backed up cayenne modeler to his 500 
> + table oracle db and the modeler pulled in all the metadata  
> flawlessly. He was quite impressed!

> 3) A lot of people still don't get the R/O thing. I was surprised  
> at the # of folks using iBatis to manage complex object graphs and  
> essentially re-implementing the relationship handling code on top  
> of iBatis.

Interesting. I guess commoditization of Java ORM via EJB3 spec may  
change this. And it is always good to know that there is still a wide  
developer audience out there that is yet to discover the wonders of  
ORM :-)

Andrus


On Oct 28, 2006, at 11:46 AM, Bill Dudney wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Just wanted to let you all know about last week @ the software  
> summit (www.softwaresummit.com).
>
> I presented;
>
> http://bill.dudney.net/roller/resources/bill/Cayenne.pdf
>
> at the conference.
>
> There were about 600 people there and about 60 or 70 made it to one  
> of the talks I did on Cayenne. Generally everyone liked the idea of  
> Cayenne, there was a broad range of experience with R/O mapping,  
> some had done hibernate but many were doing straight JDBC or  
> iBatis. The JDBC'ers were very impressed with Cayenne, and the  
> hibernater's were pumped about the modeler :-)
>
> Over all Cayenne was well received and I hope to see at least a  
> little of an uptick in the user list and maybe a new developer or two.
>
> A couple of specific observations;
>
> 1) JPA support was high on many folks list of stuff that they  
> wanted to see.
> 2) One of the guys at the show backed up cayenne modeler to his 500 
> + table oracle db and the modeler pulled in all the metadata  
> flawlessly. He was quite impressed!
> 3) A lot of people still don't get the R/O thing. I was surprised  
> at the # of folks using iBatis to manage complex object graphs and  
> essentially re-implementing the relationship handling code on top  
> of iBatis.
>
> If you have any notes or comments on the preso please feel free to  
> send them to me. I'll be updating the preso and giving it again I'm  
> sure. On that note it is licensed under creative commons so feel  
> free to use it at your local JUG or whatever to spread the word  
> about Cayenne.
>
> TTFN,
>
> -bd-
>


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