Ivan VenOsdel is a software engineer at Farmers Business Network and co-owner of Wimpy Analytics LLC. Ivan is at home in both Python and C# with deep experience in systems and web development. Recent projects include dynamic websites such as prizemojo.com and open source projects like 'Django Andablog.'
A light-hearted exploration of the magical and sometimes scary world of Object Relational Mappers, this session begins with an overview contrasting various libraries, and ends with a deep dive into one ORM library in particular. With this talk I hope to break down the utility of an ORM, as well as when and how it's appropriate to employ one.