today I found a link on MSDN to http://www.theserverside.net/talks/index.tss
where I found an article about a framework called NakedObjects
It is a nice idea .. where that you can use this f.w. to eliminate writing layers and layers of code ; I hope that I can test it soon.
A nice project called FireBird an Open source SQL RDBMS www.firebirdsql.org it has a JDBC and .NET adapters .. thaks to open source .... we can now use a RDBMS embedded into our applications without license !!!