Category: orm

How can I design a Java web application without an ORM and without embedded SQL

EDIT: Original Title: Question about the benefit of using an ORM. I want to use an ORM for learning purposes and am try nhibernate. I am using the tutorial and then I have a real project. I can go the “old way” or use an ORM. I’m not sure I totally understand the benefit. On […]

Java, Code Generation, and Persistence Frameworks

Are there any Java code generation persistence frameworks? Something that is “database first” rather than object model first? I know this is probably heresy in the Java world, I’d just like to know if any frameworks like this exist. I’m more of a .NET guy these days. So on the .NET-side tools like .NET Tiers […]