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From "Tuncay Baskan (Internet Grubu)" <Tuncay.Bas...@intertech.com.tr>
Subject RE: JDBC development
Date Tue, 17 Dec 2002 18:39:15 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Phase Web and Multimedia [mailto:mail@phase.ws]
> Sent: Monday, December 16, 2002 10:16 PM
> To: Struts Users Mailing List
> Subject: RE: JDBC development
> 
> 
> If you are just tired of the time it takes to code your DAO 
> object then
> there is an excellent wizard for eclipse called DAO 
> (http://www.strecl.com).
> It has cut my development time in half for standard JDBC development.
> 
> I have used OJB on projects and it is surely a great up and 
> coming product
> which is even now being used in many production environments. 
> But, I found
> that unless you are willing to be "on the edge" the DAO model 
> is far more
> predictable. Heck, by the time I worked through all the 
> quarks and bugs that
> are still being found (and created) in OJB I didn't find my 
> development time
> being shortened at all. Of course, I was only using the PB 
> API. I never
> tried the ODMG,JDO,etc... implementation. But, those are an 
> abstracted layer
> of an abstracted layer. I found that if you have a good 
> design pattern and
> some helpful tools to make it more efficient then you can do 
> the job good
> and efficient without having an abstracted layer. The way I 
> see it.... I'll
> wait for the object databases to grow in maturity and 
> popularity and I'll
> stick to standard JDBC now.
> 
> After all, SQL is relational and JAVA is object oriented. Making the
> relational act as object-oriented comes at a price (not neccessarily
> negative) and you should "fully" know what those are. There 
> are trade-offs
> both directions. Oh ya, and you still have to close the 
> connection with OJB
> too. So, get used to it. :-D
> 
> Brandon Goodin
> Phase Web and Multimedia
> P (406) 862-2245
> F (406) 862-0354
> mail@phase.ws
> http://www.phase.ws
> 
> 

Thanks for the link.. DAO plug-in looks cool!

/tb.

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