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This package provides the core functionality for the JDBC and Android packages. Users that are connecting to SQL databases via JDBC will need to download the ormlite-jdbc package as well. Android users should download the ormlite-android package as well as this core package.
- For more information, visit the ORMLite home page.
- Online documentation can be found off the home page. Here's the getting started information. Here are the Javadocs for the code.
- Browse the code on the git repository.
- Maven packages are published via
- I've published a number of example programs.
ORMLite is easy to use and provides the following features:
- Setup your classes by simply adding Java annotations.
- Powerful abstract Database Access Object (DAO) classes.
- Flexible query builder to easily construct simple and complex queries.
- Supports MySQL, Postgres, Microsoft SQL Server, H2, Derby, HSQLDB, and Sqlite and can be extended to additional databases relatively easily.
- Provisional support for DB2, Oracle, ODBC, and Netezza. Contact the author if your database type is not supported.
- Handles "compiled" SQL statements for repetitive query tasks.
- Supports "foreign" objects with the class field being the object but an id stored in the database table.
- Basic support for database transactions.
- Auto generates SQL to create and drop database tables.
- Spring configuration support for DOAs and class configurations.
- Support for configuring of tables and fields without annotations.
- Supports native calls to Android SQLite database APIs.
Enjoy, Gray Watson
The following is a quick code example to give you a taste on how to use the library.
// this uses h2 but you can change it to match your database String databaseUrl = "jdbc:h2:mem:account"; // create a connection source to our database ConnectionSource connectionSource = new JdbcConnectionSource(databaseUrl); // instantiate the DAO to handle Account with String id Dao<Account,String> accountDao = DaoManager.createDao(connectionSource, Account.class); // if you need to create the 'accounts' table make this call TableUtils.createTable(connectionSource, Account.class); // create an instance of Account String name = "Jim Smith"; Account account = new Account(name, "_secret"); // persist the account object to the database accountDao.create(account); // retrieve the account Account account2 = accountDao.queryForId(name); // show its password System.out.println("Account: " + account2.getPassword()); // close the connection source connectionSource.close();
ChangeLog Release Notes
See the [ChangeLog.txt file](src/main/javadoc/doc-files/changelog.txt).