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From "Christophe Lombart" <christophe.lomb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: POJO mapping to JCR nodes?
Date Thu, 23 Mar 2006 12:45:05 GMT
Thomas,

We are building this kind of framework :
http://incubator.apache.org/graffito/jcr-mapping/index.html.
This is still under dev. let me know if you need more information.

Christophe

On 3/23/06, Thomas Scheffler <thomas.scheffler@uni-jena.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> this is my first mail to the dev-list. I was watching the progress of the
> development for a while now and was really happy to see jackrabbit became
> TLP.
> I think after this big milestone for all of you it's a nice starting point for
> me to develop something on top. Allready playing with Trails a bit I was
> curious if somebody is interested in developing a mapping from plain old java
> objects (POJO) to JCR nodes. Maybe such a solution already exists. Here is
> what it should go.
> You define a class (bean). The bean represents a part of your applications
> datamodel. Via reflection (and use of annotations) a nodetype for this class
> is generated (and registred). Every instance of this class can than be mapped
> to JCR nodes or vice versa.
> This will greatly simplify the development process of applications I think.
> The whole part of node interaction can be expressed in Java, too. This way you
> can abstract you application logic a bit from the JCR layer, even though the
> layer itself is an abstraction layer.
> I'm very interested in finding out if solutions like this are possible,
> practical or maybe already there. What do you think about it?
>
> Closing first mail and opening first thread.
>
> regards
>
> Thomas
>


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Best regards,

Christophe

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