Lately, I’ve been looking for a better way to persist my objects into a
relational database. I’ve tried various methods including the Data
Application Block
, embedded SQL queries, and stored procedures. None
of these solutions really seemed to do a satisfactory job of solving my
problem. They just don’t feel very object-oriented.

I’ve been playing around with Gentle.NET. Gentle.NET is an
Object/Relational Mapping framework. So far I’ve only made simple little
test programs. The documentation is somewhat lacking, but I’ve managed
to create a simple program that can save and load simple objects. I want
to try and incorporate Gentle.NET into a project I’ve been working on.
As I work on this project, I’ll try and post details of my experience