NBean 2.1.0-beta-3

This is a prerelease version of NBean.
dotnet add package NBean --version 2.1.0-beta-3
NuGet\Install-Package NBean -Version 2.1.0-beta-3
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="NBean" Version="2.1.0-beta-3" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add NBean --version 2.1.0-beta-3
#r "nuget: NBean, 2.1.0-beta-3"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install NBean as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=NBean&version=2.1.0-beta-3&prerelease

// Install NBean as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=NBean&version=2.1.0-beta-3&prerelease

NBean is a fork of LimeBean with a couple of additional features, exclusively targeting NetStandard 2.0. It is a highly RedBeanPHP-inspired ORM for .NET which provides a simple and concise API for accessing ADO.NET data sources. It's an Hybrid-ORM ... halfway between a micro-ORM and plain old SQL.

Supported databases include:

  • SQLite
  • MySQL/MariaDB
  • PostgreSQL
  • SQL Server

Getting Started: Basic CRUD (Create/Read/Update/Delete)

For basic usage, NBean requires no configuration or table classes!

Take a look at some basic CRUD scenarios:

Create

// Create a Bean. 
// "Bean" means row, and "Dispense" makes an empty Bean for a table.
var bean = api.Dispense("book");

// Each bean has a "Kind". Kind is a synonym for "table name"
// You give a Bean its Kind when you Dispense it, or query the database
var kind = bean.GetKind();
Console.WriteLine(kind);

// Fill the new Bean with some data
bean["title"] = "Three Comrades";
bean["rating"] = 10;

// Store it
// Store() will Create or Update a record intelligently
var id = api.Store(bean);

// You can also use this shortcut and chain .Put() and .Store() to do this
var id2 = api.Dispense("book")
    .Put("title", "The Art Of War")
    .Put("rating", 10)
    .Store();

// Store also returns the Primary Key for the saved Bean, even for multi-column/compound keys
Console.WriteLine(id);
Console.WriteLine(id2);

Read and Update

// Load a Bean with a known ID
bean = api.Load("book", id);

// Make some edits
bean["release_date"] = new DateTime(2015, 7, 30);
bean["rating"] = 5;

// Update database
api.Store(bean);

Short version:

api.Load("book", id)                                  // <-- Load a Bean with a known ID
    .Put("release_date", new DateTime(2015, 7, 30))   // <-- make some edits
    .Put("rating", 5)
    .Store();                                         // <-- update database

Note: This version doesn't check for not found Book Bean

Delete

api.Trash(bean);

// or

api.Load("book", id).Trash();
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2.1.0-beta-3 173 8/30/2021
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