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scouchdb : Persisting Scala Objects in CouchDB

scouchdb offers a Scala interface to using CouchDB. Scala offers objects and classes as the natural way to abstract entities, while CouchDB stores artifacts as JSON documents. scouchdb makes it easy to use the object interface of Scala for persistence and management of Scala objects as JSON documents.

Motivation

The primary motivation for making scouchdb is to offer a form of CouchDB driver to manipulate objects in a completely non-intrusive manner. The Scala objects are not CouchDB aware and remain completely transparent of any CouchDB dependency. Incorporating CouchDB specific attributes like id and rev take away a lot of reusability goodness from domain objects and make them constrained only for the specific platform.

Blog Post References

Hacking with Scala and CouchDB
CouchDB and Scala – Updates on scouchdb
scouchdb gets View Server in Scala
scouchdb Scala View Server gets reduce
scouchdb Views now interoperable with Scala Objects

License

This software is licensed under the Apache 2 license, quoted below.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not
use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of
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    http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

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