The easiest way to understand the powerful features that ORM.NET offers is to generate a data layer project based on a sample database. This chapter quickly walks you through the process of using ORM.NET to generate a data layer component based on a database schema and develop against the generated interfaces. Once you see the power and flexibility ORM.NET offers you can continue to learn about more of the advanced features available.
To download and install ORM.NET see the section: Installing ORM.NET
The following steps walk you through the process of generating a Data Layer and writing some code using the OleroTraining database. Refer to Setup OleroTraining database and sample application for more information.
The steps required to begin use an ORM.NET generated Data Layer are: