[Mono-list] About Persistence Framework

Jaroslaw Kowalski jaak at jkowalski.net
Wed Mar 1 07:03:25 EST 2006

Have you tried Sooda?


It is based on code generation (you just provide it with an XML description 
of the mapping and it generates DAL source code) yet the code is 
customizable. Sooda has slightly less features than NHibernate but is very 
pleasant to use. The amount of boilerplate code is reduced to the absolute 
minimum. See examples on the website.

The version from SVN features DLINQ-like typed queries (implemented using C# 
operator overloading). Release 0.8 is expected in a few weeks.

Users who'd like to test and maintain Sooda on Mono are welcome to join the 

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