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Jetbrains' InspectCode result file viewer by FransBouma

Yesterday I was looking for some C# analysis tools, but they either were very expensive or came with add-ins like Resharper . Nothing against these add-ins except that I'm not very fond of having loads of extensions in my IDE as it feels like they slow...
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re: Create benchmarks and results that have value by FransBouma

Kelly Sommers wrote a blogpost called 'Create benchmarks and results that have value' in which she refers to my last ORM benchmark post and basically calls it a very bad benchmark because it runs very few iterations (10) and that it only mentions averages...
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Fetch performance of various .NET ORM / Data-access frameworks, part 2 by FransBouma

This is the second post about fetch performance of various .NET ORM / data-access frameworks. The first post, which has lots of background information can be found here . In this second post I'll post new results, including results from frameworks which...
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Microsoft and developer trust (or lack thereof) by FransBouma

There has been some talk around several internet outlets about the (seemingly) eroding trust developers have in Microsoft and its techniques (see David Sobeski's piece here , Tim Anderson's piece here and e.g. the Reddit Programming thread here ). Trust...
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Code-first O/R mapping is actually rather silly. by FransBouma

Code-first. It's a way of defining mappings for O/R mappers by hand-writing entity classes and then hand-writing mapping files (either by using shortcuts like conventions or by a fluent api which allows you to setup the mappings rather quickly) to a database...
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Fetch performance of various .NET ORM / Data-access frameworks by FransBouma

Update: I've added an additional test result, namely for Linq to Sql with change tracking switched off (in the answers, at the bottom of the article). I also have updated the graph so it's now partitioned: the frameworks which do change tracking and the...
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LLBLGen Pro v4.1 Released! by FransBouma

We've released LLBLGen Pro v4.1! Below a quick run down of what's new in this release. LLBLGen Pro v4.1 is a free upgrade for v4.x licensees. What's new Designer Entity Framework v6 support. Entity Framework v6 is now a supported framework, on .NET 4...
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LLBLGen Pro v4.1 beta released! by FransBouma

New features / changes in this release are: Designer: Entity Framework v6 support .NET 4.5.1 support Oracle 12c support in Oracle drivers. Oracle Managed ODP.NET provider support Lots of small changes / fixes. LLBLGen Pro Runtime Framework: Full Async...
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ORM Profiler v1.5 RTM has been released! by FransBouma

Exactly a month after we released the first beta , we've released the RTM of ORM Profiler ! It's a free upgrade for licensees. For what's new, please go to the what's new page in the documentation . Happy profiling!
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Interview with me on Hanselminutes by FransBouma

I had the honor to be interviewed by Scott Hanselman for his great podcast Hanselminutes ! Check out the full podcast here: The State of Object-Relational Mapping with Frans Bouma .
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