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From Andrus Adamchik <and...@objectstyle.org>
Subject Re: Cayenne Architecture
Date Tue, 16 Sep 2008 05:09:23 GMT
Also the internal design is documented can be found here:

    http://cayenne.apache.org/doc/design.html

However since the internal design is changing much more frequently  
than the user-facing API, this document may not fully reflect the  
details.

Andrus


On Sep 16, 2008, at 5:28 AM, tmgstewart@aol.com wrote:

> Yes, Ari, I did spend personal time looking into "why use an ORM" as  
> my first step.  I already appreciate that I do not want to scatter  
> SQL statements throughout my code (I could tell that through my  
> first step), and I look forward to happily using Cayenne and  
> contributing back!
>
> Thank you!  I have been watching the interchange with this group,  
> and can see that members support one another eagerly.
>
> Theresa
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Aristedes Maniatis <ari@ish.com.au>
> To: user@cayenne.apache.org
> Sent: Mon, 15 Sep 2008 9:20 pm
> Subject: Re: Cayenne Architecture
>
>
> On 16/09/2008, at 12:02 PM, tmgstewart@aol.com wrote:
>
>> I have been investigating Cayenne and have taken the tutorial. I >
> have just now started reading the information on the website.
>>
>> I will be supporting a development that has used Cayenne as its >
> ORM. While I have used standard JDBC connectivity and the >  
> connection object to execute SQL statements on a custom project of >  
> my own, Cayenne is new to me.
>>
>> I have been reviewing the development code that I will be >
> supporting, but I want a higher perspective so that I may understand  
> > the methodology dictating the implementation. In that way, not  
> only > will I understand better the code that I am reading, but also  
> know > how best to support it.
>
> You are probably already aware of the superficial 'why use ORM' argu
> ments [1]. Beyond that, you should read through all the guides on  
> the web site, probably skipping the JPA Guide at this time and also  
> skipping the Remote Client Guide if you are not using ROP in your  
> development.
>
> After you've done that, please come back to the list with any  
> specific questions you have. There are lots of helpful people here  
> who'll be happy to help you. Once you start using an ORM I guarantee  
> you'll never want to scatter bits of SQL through your code ever again.
>
> Ari Maniatis
>
> [1] http://cayenne.apache.org/why-cayenne.html
>
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