The Telerik OpenAccess ORM has been designed to allow maximum productivity in data-aware applications where developers work with persistent classes instead of using relational models. This chapter points you to the topics relevant to these scenarios.
In This Section
Define a Data Model
Links to topics that describe how to create and generate persistent classes using Telerik OpenAccess ORM tools (like the wizards inside Visual Studio).
Query a Data Model
Links to topics that describe how to write LINQ and QQL queries, .
Using Fetch Plans
Describes the methods used to load and optimize the loading of object graphs.
Programming Persistent Classes
Links to topics that describe working with objects, transactions, and stored procedure support.
Unit Testing with Telerik OpenAccess ORM
Describes a unit-testing pattern that can be used when doing unit tests that incorporate Telerik OpenAccess ORM functionality and databases (the examples use MS Test Framework available in VSTFS, but are easily portable to any other framework like NUnit for example).
Bind Data to Controls
Links to topics that describe data binding.
Using Stored Procedures
Links to topics that describe how to use stored procedures with a Telerik OpenAccess ORM enabled application.
Implement Business Logic
Links to topics that describe how to implement your own business layer that interacts with a Telerik OpenAccess ORM tool.
Links to topics that describe how to define and work with inheritance in an Telerik OpenAccess ORM .
Web Services and Telerik OpenAccess ORM
Describes considerations for creating Web services, Ado.Net Data Services or Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services that use the Telerik OpenAccess ORM.