New NHibernate Community Site

by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Sep 04, 2008

Fabio Maulo, a member of the NHibernate team, has announced the start of a new NHibernate web site called NH Forge. The name is a reminder of the fact that NHibernate was previously hosted on since 2005. The purpose of the new site is to bring together the NHibernate community, having all necessary in one place.


JRuby Roundup: RCov Port Available, Ribs For Hibernate Support, Parser Stats

by Werner Schuster Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 03, 2008

A port of the popular code coverage tool rcov is now available for JRuby. Ola Bini started a Hibernate-based library for persisting Ruby objects named Ribs. And finally, JRuby trunk contains a new MBean for analysing parse times.


NHibernate 2.0 has Arrived

by Robert Bazinet Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 25, 2008 2

NHibernate 2.0 was made official with the announcement of its general availability by Ayende Rahien. The announcement follows months of alphas and release candidates and now matches the features of Hibernate 3.2.


Hibernate 3.3: Redesigned, Modular JARs and a Refactored Caching System

by Ryan Slobojan Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 15, 2008 3

Hibernate, a Java-based Object/Relational (O/R) mapping framework, released version 3.3 today. InfoQ spoke with project lead Steve Ebersole to learn more about this release and what new capabilities it adds to Hibernate.


Fluent NHibernate

by Hartmut Wilms Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 13, 2008

Fluent NHibernate is an API for creating NHibernate mappings programmatically instead of XML configuration files. Its goal is to reduce the difficulties faced when incorporating NHibernate in a project by providing improved readability, testing capabilities, and compile time safety.


Learn NHibernate with The Summer of NHibernate

by Robert Bazinet Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 31, 2008

NHibernate has grown in popularity lately with more wide-spread use because of ALT.NET and competing technologies such as the Microsoft Entity Framework. A new screen cast series called The Summer of NHibernate has been created to expose more developers to this technology.


Article: Domain-Driven Design at the Center of an Evolving Architecture

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 28 Followers on  Jul 29, 2008 15

Domain driven design can be most readily applied to stable domains but it becomes more challenging when the domain itself is in a state of flux and development. This is common in Agile projects, and happens also when the business itself is trying to evolve. This article examines how we used DDD in the context of a two-year programme of work to rethink and rebuild


Presentation: Painless Persistence with Castle ActiveRecord

by Werner Schuster Follow 4 Followers on  May 31, 2008

This presentation by Hamilton Verissimo and Oren Eini show Castle Active Record - an ORM solution for .NET building on NHibernate. After an introduction, the presentation dives into various advanced topics and techniques for working with Castle Active Record.


Presentation: Voca, UK's largest payment processing engine running Spring

by Ryan Slobojan Follow 0 Followers on  May 05, 2008 1

In this presentation from QCon London 2007, William Soo and Meeraj Kunnumpurath discuss the Voca transaction processing system architecture, the previous Mainframe-based architecture, architectural challenges and requirements, the new Spring and J2EE-based architecture, upcoming challenges for Voca, and technologies to watch for in the future.


NHibernate 2.0 Offers Many New Features

by Hartmut Wilms Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 03, 2008

NHibernate 2.0 Alpha has been released this week. The current 2.0 release is the first step to the feature set of Hibernate 3.2.6, many classes have been completely rewritten and lots of features have been added.


Panel: Java Object Persistence: State of the Union

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 28 Followers on  Mar 07, 2008 2

In this panel, the editors of (Floyd Marinescu) and (Roberto V. Zicari) asked a group of leading persistence solution architects their views on the current state of the union in persistence in the Java community.


Interview: Charles Nutter discusses JRuby

by Ryan Slobojan Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 14, 2008 3

JRuby project lead Charles Nutter discusses how he got involved with JRuby, Sun's involvement with JRuby, how JRuby fits into enterprise-level web applications, the possibility of a friendly fork of the OpenJDK source code, reasons for switching to JRuby, the future of JRuby, Spring and JRuby, and the Ruby community as a whole.


Presentation: Using AOP in the Enterprise

by Ryan Slobojan Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 25, 2008 6

In this presentation from QCon San Francisco 2007, SpringSource CTO and AspectJ project lead Adrian Colyer discusses where Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP) should be used, practical applications of AOP in enterprise situations such as Hibernate exception translation and automatic operation retry on nonfatal exceptions, and AOP mechanisms in Spring 2.5.


Up and Running with SQLite on .NET in 3 Minutes

by Robert Bazinet Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 17, 2008 4

SQLite is an open source database that has been growing in popularity. It's footprint is small and is used in a wide-variety of types of applications.


JPA Frameworks Compared

by James Kao Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 14, 2008 3 is hosting an article written by Sharad Acharya titled "Java Persistence Framework: Which, When, and What?" that compares four popular persistence frameworks: CMP Entity EJBs, JPA, Hibernate, and TopLink. Acharya discusses each technology and summarizes his findings in a matrix.

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