Selecting the ORM for developing ASP.NET Application

For last few years , I had the opportunity to try LINQ to SQL and Entity Framework and have been using Entity Framework successfully in couple of mny projects.

It’s not only LINQ to SQL or Entity Framework but there are various others ORMs available for the developers .

How do you choose the right ORM for developing ASP.NET Application ?

In my opinion , there is nothing like good or bad . Almost all the ORM’s available pretty much does the same . There are pros and cons with each one and selection merely depends on the team , expertise and the company .

Some of the things that can help you to select the ORM can be

  1. Kind of Support and the community help that you can receive for the ORM.
  2. Ease of use
  3. The type Application you are developing and how well the ORM is adapted for it.
  4. Licensing model.

What’s your take on the ORMs ? Which one would you choose and why ? . Share your views in the comments section .

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the RSS feed to have future articles delivered to your feed reader.

One Response

  1. Randall January 23, 2013 Reply

Leave a Reply


Interesting BlogPosts to read

Column Alias and Square brackets in SQL Query.
When we want to specify a alias for a column in SQL Query , we tend to use the double quotes or sing...
Webinar - Best Practices - Optimizing ASP.NET Performance, Part 1
DevExpress is hosting a webinar on the topic "Best Practices - Optimizing ASP.NET Performance, Part ...
How to get the MAX row with group by in LINQ query using C# ?
Below is a sample code snippet demonstrating how to retreive the max row with the group by in LINQ Q...