This part of the Dataphor Developer’s Guide provides an introduction to Dataphor from the perspective of an application developer. It introduces all the terms, concepts, and technologies necessary to utilize Dataphor, and lays the groundwork for the declarative approach. The part is organized as follows:
- Application Development Considerations
Discusses application development in general, the technical difficulties associated with building applications, and the declarative approach to application development as a solution to these problems.
- Database Management Concepts
- Application Development Concepts
Discusses application development concepts in general and describes how the declarative approach can be applied to automate the development process.
- Dataphor Product Anatomy
Provides a brief description of Dataphor product anatomy, and how it enables the declarative approach.