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CF Camp 2018: Madness in Munich Part Four- ORM-Love it or Hate it?

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October 31, 2018 02:15:22 PM GMT
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<p>Hello and welcome back once again to our series, CF Camp 2018: Madness in Munich! Throughout the series, we have been discussing hot ticket items that will be discussed at this year’s upcoming CF Camp, the only CF conference in Europe. Today, we will be talking about ORM–or Object Relational Mapping. Often dubbed as the “Vietnam of Computer Science” due to its seemingly endless complexities, ORM can be a topic of debate among CF’ers. ORM is not devoid of benefit, however. There […]</p>
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I have a love hate relationship with ORM. When I first saw it I thought of just a .Net technology. Then I though of all the SQL queries that I could (and did) write that did not map into ORM. But after a second look... I still didn't like it. But I have to admit it grew on me as I all the different kind of compositions that it can do. I really like that I can tie functions to entities. Now I see it as more flexible and useful than it appeared at first glance. Shameless plug: I have a video series that I am posting on REST coldfusion.adobe.com. I am sure that every DB interaction is going to with ORM. Example: https://coldfusion.adobe.com/2018/10/taffy-for-rest-part-2-connecting-to-db/
Comment by James Mohler
1347 | November 02, 2018 03:44:15 PM GMT