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Tag: NHibernate 4 posts

Meet the Author: James Kovacs on NHibernate Fundamentals

By Paul Ballard on July 3, 2012

In today’s episode of our Meet the Author podcast Fritz Onion talks to James Kovacs about his course NHibernate Fundamentals. In the interview, James explains why developers might consider using NHibernate as well as how it compares to other ORM products such as Entity Framework.  He also discusses the differences in approach to using NHibernate [...]


Video: Using NHibernate to Pluck Data Into Orchard CMS

By Paul Ballard on May 1, 2012

Orchard is an ASP.NET based CMS system that is built on the latest .NET technologies including MVC, NHibernate, Autofac, and Castle.  In this video excerpt from Kevin Kuebler’s course Advanced Orchard you’ll see how to create the data model for an Orchard extension using NHibernate integration.  In the full course Kevin covers other topics such [...]


Which ORM is the Best for .NET?

By Paul Ballard on April 11, 2012

It’s been called “The Vietnam of Computer Science” and debate over which ORM is the best has been known to cause normally docile techno-types to break out into rage fueled fisticuffs.  People have a very emotional bond with their tools and ORMs seem to be particularly precious to those that use them.  So we’re going to [...]


Video: Let NHibernate Map The Way

By Paul Ballard on April 11, 2012

Want to know how NHibernate maps a String type to an NChar?  In this video excerpt from James Kovacs’ course NHibernate Fundamentals you’ll see how NHibernate is able to infer the types of your database table columns from your strongly typed .NET classes as well as how to control mapping of enumerations.  In the complete [...]