PLINQO can generated your HBM files, entity classes, and all NHibernate configuration in seconds. It then allows you to safely regenerate that code at anytime, thus synchronizing your mappings with the database while still intelligently preserving custom changes.
PLINQO offers these features over standard NHibernate:
- Data Layer Generation
- Generate your HBM files from your database.
- Supports Tables, Views, and Stored Procedures.
- Supports associations and composite keys.
- Generate your Entities from your HBM files.
- Safe Regeneration
- Safely regenerate your data layer against your database.
- Intelligently seeks out and merges data changes with code changes.
- Ability to filter what gets updated from the database.
- Intuitive File Structure
- Each generated class is separated into editable and generated files.
- Complex types are generated into an organized folder structure.
- Query Logic
- Generates chainable query extension methods that simplify query logic.
- Query extensions support advanced comparison and containment operators.