Object/Relational Mapping with XPO
Everybody talks about object/relational mapping these days, but (why) is it a good idea, and what problems does it solve? Many ORM tools are available today, with certain very relevant differences making decisions difficult.
This presentation tries to answer some of the common questions. eXpress Persistent Objects (XPO) is the popular commercial ORM tool by Developer Express, and the largest part of the session is a live presentation of using XPO to persist and handle object data.
I’m still looking in to the possibility of a DDD4 for preview for our second session, but if not I will probably give a session on Test-Driven Development as I had a lot of requests for it after my Top 10 OO practices session last month. To make it more interesting for vets of
TDD I may try to cover NMock2 which I have been using the last week