Say no to the repository pattern in your DAL

added by Grishma Govani
6/19/2013 5:18:58 PM


Software development goes in cycles, just like everything in the universe and we find ourselves at this point again. We see developers touting the benefits of using the repository pattern for internal data access over leveraging the tools and APIs specific to their technology of choice. So let me back up a little and explain what the repository pattern is, how you'd see it implemented, and why you would do it in the first place.