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EntityDAC - new ORM for Delphi is released
Devart team released EntityDAC - the new ORM for Delphi with LINQ support.
Visual ORM Model Designer with code generation - Entity Developer - is included in EntityDAC. It enables to create and edit ORM models visually, without typing a line of XML code or manual describing class attributes in Delphi code.
Usersare able to use an existing database and generate all the required entity classes automatically, so there are no limitations to start developing an application based on the new ORM framework. Otherwise, Entity Developer can be used to create a new database model and automatically generate both - database and entity classes. EntityDAC allows to use any of the known approaches in application development:
In addition, support for Language Integrated Queries (LINQ) enables to unify the application code and make applications independent from the specifics and syntax of a target SQL database. This will allow to support multiple databases in application with no effort.
For database access EntityDAC uses any Devart Data Access Components:
Also EntityDAC can use all standard Delphi data providers:
Pricing and Availability
EntityDAC is available in Express Edition, Standard Edition, Professional Edition and Professional Edition with source code.
EntityDAC has a free 60-day trial period. Trial version with a full functionality of Professional Edition is availableat the download page (http://www.devart.com/
In August Devart gives a 20% discount for any product license, so now EntityDAC prices start from 119.95$. To learn more about pricing visit the ordering page (http://www.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, PostgreSQL, InterBase, Firebird, SQLite, etc.
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/