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Description

ObjectBox is an an easy to use, object-oriented lightweight database and a full alternative to SQLite.

It's best explained with some demo code:

Playlist playlist = new Playlist("My Favorties"); playlist.songs.add(new Song("Lalala")); playlist.songs.add(new Song("Lololo")); box.put(playlist);

Programming language: Java
Tags: Database     High Performance     Nosql     JPA     Object Persistence    
Latest version: v3.0.0-alpha2

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ObjectBox Java (Kotlin, Android)

ObjectBox is a superfast object-oriented database with strong relation support. ObjectBox is embedded into your Android, Linux, macOS, or Windows app.

Latest version: 2.6.0 (2020/06/09)

Demo code using ObjectBox:

Playlist playlist = new Playlist("My Favorties");
playlist.songs.add(new Song("Lalala"));
playlist.songs.add(new Song("Lololo"));
box.put(playlist);

Other languages/bindings

ObjectBox supports multiple platforms and languages. Besides JVM based languages like Java and Kotlin, ObjectBox also offers:

Gradle setup

Add this to your root build.gradle (project level):

buildscript {
    ext.objectboxVersion = '2.6.0'
    dependencies {
        classpath "io.objectbox:objectbox-gradle-plugin:$objectboxVersion"
    }
}

And this to our app's build.gradle (module level):

apply plugin: 'io.objectbox' // after applying Android plugin

First steps

Create data object class @Entity, for example "Playlist".

@Entity public class Playlist { ... }

Now build the project to let ObjectBox generate the class MyObjectBox for you.

Prepare the BoxStore object once for your app, e.g. in onCreate in your Application class:

boxStore = MyObjectBox.builder().androidContext(this).build();

Then get a Box class for the Playlist entity class:

Box<Playlist> box = boxStore.boxFor(Playlist.class);

The Box object gives you access to all major functions, like put, get, remove, and query.

For details please check the docs.

Features

Docs & Changelog, JavaDocs

Examples

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License

Copyright 2017-2020 ObjectBox Ltd. All rights reserved.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
You may obtain a copy of the License at

    http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
limitations under the License.


*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the ObjectBox embedded database README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.