AlachiSoft Releases TierDeveloper 1.0 O/R Mapping Tool

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News: AlachiSoft Releases TierDeveloper 1.0 O/R Mapping Tool

  1. AlachiSoft has announced TierDeveloper 1.0. TierDeveloper is an object-to-relational mapping and code generation tool that helps you quickly design, generate, and deploy middle-tier data objects for your enterprise applications.

    Has anyone used this, or other products like it and would like to comment?

    More info
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    TierDeveloper Simplifies J2EE Development
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    Supports BEA WebLogic, IBM WebSphere, Oracle 9iAS, iPlanet, and JBoss

    Newark, California - August 6, 2002 - AlachiSoft is pleased to announce the availability of the TierDeveloperTM 1.0. TierDeveloper is an object-to-relational mapping and code generation tool that helps you quickly design, generate, and deploy middle-tier data objects for your enterprise applications.

    "If you have never developed applications in J2EE or .NET, this is the perfect tool for you. If you are an expert in J2EE or .NET, you would enjoy its powerful features for speeding up your work", said Iqbal Khan, President of AlachiSoft.

    TierDeveloper helps customers to do the following:

    - Design and generate middle-tier data objects instantly
    - Develop complex applications without having J2EE and .NET experts
    - Reduce development, training, and maintenance cost significantly

    TierDeveloper supported platforms include:

    - BEA WebLogic 5.1 and 6.1
    - IBM WebSphere 4.0
    - Oracle 9iAS
    - iPlanet 6.0
    - JBoss 3.0
    - Microsoft .NET for C# and VB.NET
    - Microsoft Windows DNA with C++ and Visual Basic

    Additionally, TierDeveloper supports the following leading database servers:

    - Oracle
    - DB2
    - Microsoft SQL Server

    Pricing and Availability
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    TierDeveloper is Free to evaluate for 30 days. TierDeveloper is licensed on a per developer

    Detailed pricing is available on the website. NO RUNTIME FEES, NO SERVER-CPU FEES, and NO DEPLOYMENT FEES charged by TierDeveloper. You only pay for developer licenses.

    About AlachiSoft
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    AlachiSoft, a California based company, is in the business of providing Software Development Productivity Tools. And, the first tool in this line is TierDeveloper which helps developers of Enterprise Applications cut down their development time through object-to-relational mapping and code generating capabilities of TierDeveloper. TierDeveloper has been designed to become a Rapid Application Development (RAD) environment for customers who want to design and develop Enterprise systems in Java, J2EE, or Microsoft Technologies. Visit our website at http://www.alachisoft.com or send us an email at sales at alachisoft dot com.

    TierDeveloper is trademarks of AlachiSoft. All rights reserved. Java and Java-based marks are trademarks of Sun Microsystems in the US and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
  2. It's really the greatest O/R tools I have ever seen(from their demo and tour)!

    I have tried such kinds of tools from Sun, Oracle(BC4J), VisualCafe and other vendors, but their tools are too complex, too many self-defined files combined, which finally let me give them up.

    But I can not find the files list generated by TierDeveloper Java edition, can anyone provide it?

  3. Well...After that the TierDeveloper Java Professional Edition is installed, you can view the sample code (located in /Samples/GeneratedCode folder under product installation path) that's generated using TierDeveloper. Also you can open one of the Sample project (located in /Samples/Projects folder) to generate the code.

    Hope this helps.

    Thanks

    Zahid.
  4. Open source O/R mapping projects[ Go to top ]

    Open source Object-relational mapping tools for Java:

    ObjectBridge
    http://jakarta.apache.org/ojb/

    http://sql2java.sourceforge.net/

    http://jrf.sourceforge.net/

    http://jgrinder.sourceforge.net/

    http://hibernate.sourceforge.net/

    Castor JDO
    http://www.castor.org/

    JORM
    http://www.objectweb.org/jorm/index.html

    JBoss JAWS project (JBossCMP)
    http://www.jboss.org/developers/projects/jboss/jaws.jsp

    http://objectstyle.org/cayenne/

    Jakarta Torque
    http://jakarta.apache.org/turbine/torque/

    http://www.simpleorm.org/

    http://databind.sourceforge.net/

    See also:

    JDO
    http://www.jdocentral.com/

    http://www.objectmatter.com/vbsf/docs/maptool/ormapping.html

    http://www.ambysoft.com/mappingObjects.html

    http://www.ambysoft.com/persistenceLayer.html

    http://www.theserverside.com/home/thread.jsp?thread_id=14314

    Java DAO (Data Access Objects)
    http://sourceforge.net/projects/basejdao

  5. not to forget hibernate, which I prefer after looking at quite a lot of the others.

    http://hibernate.sf.net
  6. the demo looks nice, but am i wrong or does this
    product only supports 3 databases at this point?
    Oracle, db2, mssql...

    I just wanted to test this animal and then this ugly
    select box with 3 defined databases... doh!

    My energy to install one of those megadatabases just
    to testdrive the product is very low.
  7. You might want to look at 'actualbase'

    http://actualbase.actualsoft.co.uk

  8. Open source O/R mapping projects[ Go to top ]


    ObjectBridge, Castor JDO, JORM etc etc

    And how many of these worthwhile products also run with .NET?

    Regards
    Rolf Tollerud
  9. Open source O/R mapping projects[ Go to top ]

    Zero. For now. The Apache one might in the future, I guessing based on current projects or things I'm reading.

    If any come a available the majority (99.999% ?) won't be at the same price point.
  10. Wow..
    the demo looks really great..
    :-)
  11. The online Demo looks neat , but where is the generated code ? .
    How does the generated code look ?...esp for EJBs . Does it create DAOs or Entity Beans ?
    Also the Evaluation Copy can only create code against the provided test db !! ..that sucks !

    -pat
  12. This what you call evaluation?

    I downloaded the profession edtion, I just want to connect it to a database of our own and generate some testing code, but found with this evaluation copy I can never achieve it.
    It wasted me 2 hours.

    If you guys really wanna ppl to throw money on you, you should at least let them know what they will get for their lovely dollars.