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From Malcolm Edgar <>
Subject Re: Cayenne 3.0M6 released
Date Sat, 30 May 2009 04:28:51 GMT
Great to see M6 release out guys. My favourite ORM keeps getting better.

regards Malcolm Edgar

On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 8:43 PM, Aristedes Maniatis
<> wrote:
> Another release on the journey to Cayenne 3.0! This milestone adds a
> plethora of new features including quoting of identifiers (useful for db
> column names with spaces), nested contexts in ROP, and
> EJBQL/SQLTemplate/ProcedureQuery queries now support the full range of
> configuration options available to native SelectQueries. The Modeler
> received new features such schema analysis on startup (which can prompt the
> user to create or upgrade the database schema) and support for EJBQL.
> Naturally, lots of bug fixes have also made it into Cayenne in the last 5
> months since the previous milestone.
> The Cayenne team have also decided to not target JPA compliance for 3.0, and
> instead focus on further improvements to the range and flexibility of the
> native API. Although Cayenne may return to focus on JPA in the future, the
> work done already (such as lifecycle events, EJBQL, etc) has been very
> useful and will remain important parts of Cayenne for everyone to use.
> Cayenne's clean and powerful API is one of the main reasons users choose
> this library and focussing our efforts there is our primary goal.
> We hope you enjoy this latest release. There will probably be only one more
> release with new features before 3.0 is settled into beta testing, so we
> encourage everyone to try this latest milestone, and report back to us with
> any important missing functionality. We have several developers who track
> Cayenne trunk reasonably closely in production systems, so we are confident
> of the stability of this release. It is likely that there will be some API
> changes before the final 3.0 is released.
> Download:
> Full release notes:
> Ari Maniatis, on behalf of the Cayenne PMC

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