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Software Tree, Inc.

  
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Date: November 21, 2005
Contact: Damodar Periwal - 408-282-3606 - dperiwal@softwaretree.com

 

Software Tree Introduces NJDX, The KISS OR-Mapper™ for .NET

NJDX Drives The Complexity Out Of .NET/Database Integration Efforts

Free Licenses Available For Limited Time

 

 

Santa Clara, Calif.  November 21, 2005: Software Tree has introduced today the NJDX 1.0 Object-Relational Mapper (OR-Mapper), which dramatically reduces the complexity of developing modern object-oriented applications on the .NET platform by eliminating the painful need to write huge amounts of complicated infrastructure code for data integration.  Adhering to some well thought-out KISS (Keep It Simple and Straightforward) principles, NJDX provides smooth integration with popular databases including Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, IBM DB2, and Microsoft Access.  NJDX has also been tightly integrated with Visual Studio .NET and can be used with any CLR-based language including C#, VB.NET, and J#.

 

NJDX provides a high-performance, user-friendly, and practical OR-Mapping solution for seamlessly bridging the gap between the .NET object model and SQL relational model.  By eliminating endless lines of tedious ADO.NET/OleDB/SQL code, NJDX boosts developer productivity and reduces maintenance hassles.   

 

The KISS principles that have served as the guiding philosophy behind development of NJDX include:

 

          Solve the most important problem in the simplest possible way

          Don’t make the solution more complex than the original problem

          Be completely non-intrusive to the object model

          Make it easy to define, modify, comprehend, and share the mapping specification

          Avoid source code generation for data access

          No mind reading

          Expose small number of simple and consistent APIs

          Optimize data access logic automatically

          Keep the internal implementation simple, extensible, and efficient

          Offer intuitive tools to deal with object models, database schema, and mapping

          Provide a straightforward installer, lucid documentation, and readymade examples

 

“NJDX is an amazingly simple and intuitive OR-Mapper,” says Bill Ryan, a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional). “I'm extremely impressed with just about every facet of it.  NJDX is powerful, flexible, easy-to-use, performant, reliable, and most importantly, it fits seamlessly into any architectural model.”

 

“Software Tree has been a pioneer in the field of Object-Relational Mapping technology,” comments Damodar Periwal, President & CEO of Software Tree.  “In March 1998, we released JDX™, our innovative and patented OR-Mapping product for the Java platform. .NET developers have long been clamoring for a fast, flexible, and practical OR-Mapping solution.  We are delighted to present NJDX, the KISS OR-Mapper for .NET, to help those developers with a versatile and efficient data integration product.  Software Tree now has a unique set of lightweight OR-Mapping products (JDX and NJDX), which share a common proven architecture and present similar interfaces for both the Java and the .NET worlds.

 

Availability and Pricing

 

NJDX 1.0 software is available now.  To celebrate it’s entry into the .NET market, Software Tree is offering free licenses of NJDX for a limited time only.   Please visit the company website for more details including demos, a white paper on the KISS principles, and a free evaluation download of NJDX.

 

About Software Tree

 

Founded in 1997, Software Tree is a Silicon Valley-based technology leader in providing superior software infrastructure that simplifies data integration. Software Tree has licensed its products to leading-edge organizations around the world, such as British Telecom, Xerox, CNT, Los Alamos National Labs, UAB Medical Center, Electronic Arts, and Darden Business School.  For more information, visit http://www.softwaretree.com.

 

Note:  NJDX, JDX, and The KISS OR-Mapper are trademarks of Software Tree.  .NET is a trademark of Microsoft.  Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems.  All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

 

 

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