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EntityDAC Beta – New ORM for Delphi is Released
Devart software company released the beta version of a new ORM for Delphi with LINQ support – EntityDAC. It provides a powerful framework with full support for encapsulation, inheritance and other OOP features.
EnityDAC includes Entity Developer – a powerful Visual ORM Model Designer with Code generation, which allows to create and edit ORM models visually without typing a line of XML code or manual describing class attributes in Delphi code.
Users can develop applications with EnityDAC using any of the approaches: Database-First, Model-First, or Code-First.
Support for Language Integrated Queries (LINQ) allows to unify the application code and make applications independent of the specifics and syntax of an SQL database for which it is developed, that will allow to support multiple databases in the application with no effort.
To increase application performance, EntityDAC allows to cache metadata, all entities loaded from the database, LINQ queries and much more. Such caching allows to avoid multiple loading of the same data and vastly improve performance in comparison to using the standard Data Access Components.
For database access, EntityDAC uses any Devart Data Access Components: UniDAC, ODAC, SDAC, MyDAC, IBDAC, PgDAC, LiteDAC.
EntityDAC can use all the standard Delphi data providers: ADO, BDE, IBX, dbExpress and FireDAC.
More detailed information about the new ORM for Delphi can be found at the product page: http://www.devart.com/
The EntityDAC Beta is available for immediate download at http://www.devart.com/
Users are always welcome to join Devart (http://forums.devart.com/
Devart is a recognized vendor of database connectivity solutions for Microsoft .NET and Embarcadero Delphi development platforms as well as database development and management software.
Company's solutions support such databases as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, Maria DB, PostgreSQL, InterBase, Firebird, DB2 and SQLite.
Along with database oriented software Devart offers productivity tools for Visual Studio which help developers to be empowered, stay focused, and deliver their best all the time.
For additional information about Devart, visit http://www.devart.com/