PetaPoco – lightweight .NET ORM

This one looks like a great .NET lightweight ORM:

PetaPocoA tiny ORM-ish thing for your POCOsPetaPocoMainDocumentationLicensePetaPoco is a tiny, fast, single-file micro-ORM for .NET and Mono.Like Massive it’s a single file that you easily add to any projectUnlike Massive it works with strongly typed POCO’sLike Massive, it now also supports dynamic Expandos too – read moreLike ActiveRecord, it supports a close relationship between object and database tableLike SubSonic, it supports generation of poco classes with T4 templatesLike Dapper, it’s fast because it uses dynamic method generation (MSIL) to assign column values to properties

Source: PetaPoco – Topten Software

A reference architecture (part 1) | Dunatis

The goal of this series is to show you an example how you could design a system. It’s kind of a reference architecture that I like to use (I have used it – a number of times in middle-sized projects, and I’m still quite happy about it), but it’s up to you to decide if you find some ideas to be usable in your specific environment.

Source: A reference architecture (part 1) | Dunatis