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Gentle.NET 1.5.0 released!

Gentle.NET is a database independent object persistence framework. It has an extensive feature set, excellent performance, and reasonably complete docs. Features include SQL generation, object construction, caching and uniqing, validation, data binding, and much more.

This release updates Gentle to .NET 2.0 and adds support for generic access methods. Additionally, it contains bugfixes and improvements made since the last release almost 2 years ago. ... read more

Posted by Morten Mertner 2008-03-14

Gentle.NET 1.2.9 released!

Gentle.NET is a database independent object persistence framework. It has an extensive feature set, excellent performance, and reasonably complete docs. Features include SQL generation, object construction, caching and uniqing, validation, data binding, and much more.

This release features a complete rewrite of the cache subsystem with significant performance improvements as a result. There have also been several minor improvements and bugfixes throughout the code base.... read more

Posted by Morten Mertner 2006-06-03

Gentle.NET 1.2.8 released!

Gentle.NET is a database independent object persistence framework. It has an extensive feature set, excellent performance, and reasonably complete docs. Features include SQL generation, object construction, caching and uniqing, validation, data binding, and much more.

This release fixes a number of bugs throughout the library, and contains updated provider libraries for MySQL, PostgreSQL, Firebird and Sybase. ... read more

Posted by Morten Mertner 2006-03-04

Gentle.NET 1.2.7 released!

Gentle.NET is a database independent object persistence framework. It has an extensive feature set, excellent performance, and reasonably complete docs. Features include SQL generation, object construction, caching and uniqing, validation, data binding, and much more.

This release features improved performance and better transaction support. Logging has been cleaned up and is now fully categorized. NullValue can now be used with Guids. There have been improvements to the Firebird, MySQL and Oracle providers. There has also been a number of general bugfixes, improvements and library updates.... read more

Posted by Morten Mertner 2005-12-05

Gentle.NET 1.2.6 released!

Gentle.NET is a database independent object persistence framework. It has an extensive feature set, excellent performance, and reasonably complete docs. Features include SQL generation, object construction, caching and uniqing, validation, data binding, and much more.

This release fixes numerous bugs and minor annoyances throughout the code. It contains improvements for VB.NET users as well as SQL Server 2005 and .NET 2.0 compatibility fixes.... read more

Posted by Morten Mertner 2005-10-11

Gentle.NET 1.2.5 released!

Gentle.NET is a database independent object persistence framework. It has an extensive feature set, excellent performance, and reasonably complete docs. Features include SQL generation, object construction/caching/uniqing, validation, and much more.

This release fixes a bug introduced in 1.2.4 affecting the configuration subsystem. Error reporting and the cache subsystem have been improved.

Download the latest release from the project home at http://sf.net/projects/gopf or visit the project community site for documentation and other related material at http://www.mertner.com/confluence

Posted by Morten Mertner 2005-07-16

Gentle.NET 1.2.4 released!

Gentle.NET is a database independent object persistence framework. It has an extensive feature set, excellent performance, and reasonably complete docs. Features include SQL generation, object construction/caching/uniqing, validation, and much more.

This release adds working SQLite support, and contains important improvements to the configuration and caching subsystems. A vast number of minor issues have been resolved.... read more

Posted by Morten Mertner 2005-07-08

Gentle.NET 1.2.3 released!

Gentle.NET is a database independent object persistence framework. It has an extensive feature set, excellent performance, and reasonably complete docs. Features include SQL generation, object construction/caching/uniqing, validation, and much more.

This release improves error reporting, and contains more than 20 minor bugfixes throughout.

Download the latest release from the project home at http://sf.net/projects/gopf or visit the project community site for documentation and other related material at http://www.mertner.com/confluence.

Posted by Morten Mertner 2005-05-09

Gentle.NET 1.2.2 released!

Gentle.NET is a database independent object persistence framework. It has an extensive feature set, excellent performance, and reasonably complete docs. Features include SQL generation, object construction/caching/uniqing, validation, and much more.

This release fixes a bug introduced in 1.2.1 affecting reserved word handling. A bug affecting concurrency handling when using unnamed parameters was fixed.... read more

Posted by Morten Mertner 2005-04-04

Gentle.NET 1.2.1 released!

Gentle.NET is a database independent object persistence framework. It has an extensive feature set, excellent performance, and reasonably complete docs. Features include SQL generation, object construction/caching/uniqing, validation, and much more.

This release adds a validation subsystem, as well as numerous improvements throughout. There have been critical bugfixes to core components; existing users should upgrade. Gentle is now CLS compliant, and Mono (1.1.4+) is fully supported.... read more

Posted by Morten Mertner 2005-03-31

Gentle.NET 1.2.0 released!

Gentle.NET is a database independent object persistence framework written in C# for .NET and Mono. It features automatic SQL generation and object construction, an SQL factory for creating custom queries, excellent performance, advanced caching, and much, much more.

This release adds an advanced caching subsystem and a provider for SQL Server CE. There have been major improvements to the configuration subsystem, error reporting, and a number of other components. A bug affecting the use of multiple brokers has been fixed. MySQL users should upgrade due to critical bugs in the MySQL library shipped with previous versions.... read more

Posted by Morten Mertner 2005-02-14

Gentle.NET 1.1.3 released!

Gentle.NET is an RDBMS independent object persistence framework written in C# for .NET and Mono. It features automatic SQL generation and object construction, an SQL factory for creating custom queries, and much more. It has excellent performance and reasonably complete documentation. This release adds an improved configuration subsystem, and contains a large number of fixes and improvements affecting reserved word handling, serialization, database analysis, transactions, and more.... read more

Posted by Morten Mertner 2005-01-05

Gentle.NET 1.1.2 released!

This release fixes a number of minor bugs and inconsistencies. There are also several minor improvements throughout, and the provider libraries have been updated to recent versions. Gentle.NET is an RDBMS independent object persistence framework written in C# for .NET and Mono. It features automatic SQL generation and object construction, an SQL factory for creating custom queries, and much more. It has excellent performance and reasonably complete documentation. ... read more

Posted by Morten Mertner 2004-10-26

Gentle.NET 1.1.1 released!

This release fixes a number of bugs and performance issues, and offers improved PostgreSQL support.

Gentle.NET is an RDBMS independent object persistence framework written in C# for .NET and Mono. It features automatic SQL generation and object construction, an SQL factory for creating custom queries, and much more. It has excellent performance and reasonably complete documentation.

Download the latest release from the project home page at http://sf.net/projects/gopf or visit the project community site for documentation and other related material at http://www.mertner.com/confluence.

Posted by Morten Mertner 2004-07-04

Gentle.NET 1.1.0 released

The release of Gentle.NET 1.1.0 adds dynamic loading of provider libraries, automatic lowest cost constructor selection, vastly improved transaction handling, a completely reworked configuration file handler, support for decorating private members, and many other improvements. There have been many fixes for Jet/Access, Firebird, MySQL and Sybase users. Gentle.NET is an RDBMS independent object persistence framework. It features automatic SQL generation and object construction, an SQL factory for creating custom queries, DataView construction helpers, excellent performance and reasonably complete docs.... read more

Posted by Morten Mertner 2004-06-21

Gentle.NET 1.0.4 released!

Gentle.NET is an RDBMS independent object persistence framework. It features automatic SQL generation and object construction, an SQL factory for creating custom queries, DataView construction helpers, excellent performance and reasonably complete docs.

This release adds preliminary support for Sybase. Support for GUIDs in SQL Server and BLOBs in both MySQL and SQL Server was added. Firebird support has been vastly improved and there are a number of minor fixes throughout.... read more

Posted by Morten Mertner 2004-05-17

Gentle.NET 1.0.3 released

Gentle.NET is an RDBMS independent object persistence framework. It features automatic SQL generation and object construction, an SQL factory for creating custom queries, DataView construction helpers, excellent performance and reasonably complete docs.

This release has specific fixes for Firebird and MS Access as well as a number of minor bugfixes and improvements throughout.

Download the latest release from the project home page at http://sf.net/projects/gopf

Posted by Morten Mertner 2004-04-29

Gentle.NET 1.0.2 released

Gentle.NET is an RDBMS independent object persistence framework. It features automatic SQL generation and object construction, an SQL factory for creating custom queries, DataView construction helpers, excellent performance and reasonably complete docs. This release adds support for the OracleODP provider. New features include support for paging result sets, optional dynamic tablename associations, and the ability to soft delete (mark) objects. This release also contains a number of minor enhancements and several bugfixes.... read more

Posted by Morten Mertner 2004-04-23

Gentle.NET 1.0.1

This release fixes a number of bugs affecting all users, as well as some specific issues for MySQL and PostgreSQL. Support for generating a DataView directly from an SqlResult was added. The database analyzer for SQL Server is now able to detect identity columns.

Download the new version here: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=102032&package_id=109629&release_id=229851

Posted by Morten Mertner 2004-04-09

Gentle.NET 1.0.0

Gentle is an object persistence framework for .NET.

This release adds support for automatic concurrency control. Enumerations are now supported and a number of minor bugs have been fixed.

Learn more about Gentle: http://www.mertner.com/projects/gentle/index.html

Posted by Morten Mertner 2004-04-05

Gentle 0.9.9

This release adds support for Oracle, and introduces a list class to automate management of 1:n and n:m relations. There are a number of minor bugfixes throughout the framework.

Posted by Morten Mertner 2004-03-22

Gentle.NET v0.9.5 (stable) - Initial SourceForge Release

Gentle.NET is an object persistence framework for .NET written in C#. It features automatic SQL generation and object construction, an SQL factory for creating custom queries, DataView construction helpers, and reasonably complete docs. It currently supports PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL Server, and SQLite. It includes VS.NET project files for building under Windows, and a Makefile for building with Mono. ... read more

Posted by Morten Mertner 2004-02-16