I'm trying to refactor (actually, rewrite) an application which currently uses only stored procedures to access the database (hundreds of SPs). My goal is to use Nhibernate and follow a good design as ...
Is there any scenario where it's useful to keep mutable properties cached in domain objects for anything else than informational purposes?
Usually in a domain model, you'll have objects, and those objects will have properties that are mutable and properties that are immutable - for instance, a instance id/name will be immutable, while ...
I have used an MDA (model driven architecture) tool in the past where we modeled via UML and this generated the business entities (our domain model) and the ORM (mapping etc) amongst other things. A ...
This is somewhat similar to this question but more broad. In general, with ORMs like EF 4.1 supporting POCOs, does it now make sense to have your domain entities be the objects that are persisted to ...
I've implemented a rudimentary ORM layer based on DataMapper (I don't want to use a full blown ORM like Propel/Doctrine - for anything beyond simple fetch/save ops I prefer to access the data directly ...
Are there any patterns which seem sensible when designing an object oriented domain, but do not translate nicely onto a relational database schema? If so, are there standard patterns that can be used ...