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Questions tagged [repository]

A repository provides a storage mechanism for digital products. May refer to [version-control] like [git] or [svn]. An application specific tag should be used with this tag in order to identify the specific repository management interface that is being used unless the question is general in nature. See also: [repository-pattern]

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Logic to create/update values while maintaining their uniqueness (in a multi-threaded environment)

Assume I have a dumb repository which stores numbers (for sake of this example). It is dumb because it may only create new record, update specified record and list all the existing records - no other ...
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How do I work on a new project and simultaneously add generic code to a base library?

I work on several projects and sometimes they share a common base. How do you work with version control? Here's an example: I've got a boilerplate Wordpress plugin that I reuse. On each new ...
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What should I prefer: A subrepository, or a CMake ExternalProject?

I'm developing or maintaining a free software project Foo which uses CMake for a build system, as well as source control (e.g. Mercurial or Git), with the repository being available online. Now, this ...
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Private class in ORM Repository?

Is this a code smell? I have a repository which connects to a SQL server. This repository uses Dapper to map the results to an object. I have a method in this repository that checks a result, then ...
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DDD: repository for a nested entity?

I have a AR called User, which has among other entities one called City. The way I assign a City to a User is: $user->addCity($city); The problem comes when a id is given at some Controller ...
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What tactics to use to load the referenced data in repository implementation?

Say that I have a repository that is used as READ-ONLY data provides (never for the writes/updates) - the query part of the CQS, NO event sourcing, hitting relational DB. One of the essential rules - ...
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Should a UnitOfWork contain every Repository?

I'm trying to get the Repository/UnitOfWork pattern figured out. We're working on a project with EntityFramework and our DBContext contains 200+ tables. Right now our approach is to inject whatever ...
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Is it better to have a single query that returns all related entities, or separate queries for each case?

Summary When writing methods to query for related entities, is it better to have a single method for all related entities or separate methods for each combination? Full Problem I'm writing ...
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Converting a very large remote subversion repository to a slimmed down Git repository

I have the pleasure of taking over 14 year old subversion repository that consists of two key elements: 111,000 revisions, about 10% of which are substantial; The repository dump is about 73 GB, ...
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Is it a good idea to let database surrogate key values spill out into other aspects of code (HTML, Controllers, Model, Repository layer)?

Is it acceptable to use id in HTML forms and subsequent code processing (controller, view, model, repository layers)? For example I need to show something like this on a web page: Select Motor ...
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Repository Pattern vs DAL Object Creation

As far as I've learned, the IRepository should contain CRUD. Then we inherit this IRepository in our other Interfaces like IProductand implement IProductconcrete class ProductRepository, with methods ...
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How can I offload customer's data needs onto the customer?

I write code for an Engineering application where engineers keep giving me various specs in a form of tabular data - for example, a table with product model names and many various parameters for each ...
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Should I nest repositories like Russian dolls?

tl;dr Can I have a repository depend on another repository, where they both implement the same interface? I am working on a website analytics system that involves getting data from different sources. ...
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how to merge or update a template repository?

I have a template repository consisting of a folder structure, scripts, makefiles, example files (text templates) etc. The easiest way would be to clone the repo, delete the .git folder and create a ...
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Repositories, Gateways, Models and Architecture Questions

I am working with a Laravel project and I am looking for a way to solve the issue of bloated models and cross referencing between them. I had started extracting higher level methods to a repository ...
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What is the difference between a Query Object and a Repository?

What is the difference between Query Object and Repository? Martin Fowler 'Patterns of Enterprise Architecture': “an object that represents a database query.”, Also should a QueryObject always be ...
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Can we use DAO(Data Access Object) instead repository in onion Architecture?

we are design a project in Onion Architecture. I read in various articles about the differences between dao(Data Access O and repository. In fact, we saw the structure of my project required to use ...
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What data should a repository return

I have a simple project where the controller calls the service, and the service calls the repository in order to get the needed data. Assuming that we have these domain models: // this model has a ...
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Can source code, automake and configure files for multiple OS co-exist in one Git branch

I am working on an open source project that should be compiled for multiple operating systems including Ubuntu and Windows. I am working on how to structure the Git repositories and branches for ...
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Handling generic and specific implementation

Normally we have some code that is common for many (if not all) derived classes. An example would be a generic repository (where I could have a generic Add, Remove, Count, Max, Load etc, or a generic ...
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Should unit of work create repository?

Our "unit of work" class has a method which takes a class type and creates a repository: public IRepository<TEntity> GetRepository<TEntity>() where TEntity : class { ...
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Swapping Entities or ORM in repository pattern

Lets say i am following Repository pattern in my application and i have class UserEntity { private $model; public function __construct() { $this->model = new UserModel(); } }...
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How can database-specific functionality, such as increment/decrement features, be used in DDD?

I have an entity that has a dollar balance property. Whenever an event occurs that causes the balance to change, such as a debit, within the same transaction the balance should be decremented by the ...
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Where to place POCOs validation - N-layers architecture

I am developing an n-layer app. One of the layer is the BusinessLayer and consumes a set of POCOs defined in the CoreLayer. Also I have a PresentationLayer (WinForms) CoreLayer POCOs (classes with ...
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What data type should Gateway return in Repository Pattern to eliminate refactoring when switching persistence mechanisms?

Following this description of the Repository Pattern, we have three main concerns that need their own classes: The "Repository," which takes and returns Domain Models. The "Gateway," which takes data ...
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Making utilities discoverable

I am currently working a data science team, and we write small utilities all the time to consolidate data, extract data, etc (an example is go through a folder of excel workbooks, convert all the ...
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Calling service and repository layer from controller

A question came to the team and I'm asking you guys. Our application uses MVC with service layer. But sometimes our service layer just call the repository, without doing nothing Our questions is: in ...
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git: multiple repositories but still “grouped”

I have a rather simple application which consists of an angular frontend and a REST API done in C# For the frontend I use WebStorm and for the backend Visual Studio. Now we need to introduce a new ...
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Decoupled architecture in Android

I am building an app for Android that will have multiple data sources depending on who is using it. N-tier architecture with a repository pattern seems like the right way to go about this but I am ...
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Source control with multiple customer-specific repositories

Here is a diagram of how our source control setup is configured. The issue with this setup is how we handle various customers. I would really like to use a different approach than copying the entire ...
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How to handle pull requests merges in a service oriented environment that touch several repositories?

So we have a microservices architecture. Quite often we release features that require changes in several repos simultaneously. What approaches are best for handling this? Ex. Pull Request 1 from ...
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Repository Unit of Work object type reference

I'm confused on how to best use this pattern. I have a project that uses Devart's Entity Framework for Oracle. The context is provided by them. So I have an interface IRepository and a single ...
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Workflow for chains of dependent pull requests to projects that depend on other projects

Suppose you have project A and project B, where project B depends on project A - let's say A is a library. And project A and project B live in separate version control repositories - either because ...
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Organizing Ad-Hoc Tooling in a Muti-Repo Structure

Imagine you have the following scenario. Your organization deploys some app core to its mission. For example if you're Stack Exchange, this might be the customer facing web server. Let's also say you ...
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DAO vs Repository when extending spring data jpa repositories

I read several articles about diff between DAO and Repository patterns. From what I understood repository should not have query smth like this List query(AccountSpecification specification); and ...
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Should I create a Repository Container to get my repositories?

@Component public class RepositoryContainer { @Autowired public CommentRepository commentRepository; @Autowired public ItemRepository itemRepository; @Autowired public ...
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Object To Be Used By Service Layer

My project has a UI layer, a Service Layer and a Repository layer. The latter has Entity objects as part of the ORM (.net Entity Framework). The service later returns a Dto to the UI layer. My ...
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Are you supposed to fork a repo if you're porting it to another language?

I'm new to forking and open source and I'm porting a Rust library into Swift but I wasn't sure if I needed to fork the original repo and then replace it with my new files or just upload my own repo ...
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Use OOP approach for organize the business rules instead of SOA in a small project. Excluding DDD, is there some strategy to do this?

I was talking with a friend another day about OOP in small projects. In the most of projects that me and him worked the SOA was the rule. Per example, imagine a Order in a SOA application. The ...
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Repository pattern, different identifiers

TLDR; I have one repo interface and multiple data sources, each with a different data identifier - how can I maintain having only one method in my interface? I have a need to read a domain object ...
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shared CD (Continuous Deployment) for multiple Git repositories

Long story short What is the best way to design a shared CD for multiple Git repositories (frontend and backend)? I'm struggling to find the best design for our CD. The hole picture (The details ...
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Putting UnitofWork handler in the Request Model for DDD with Clean architecture?

I'm rearchitecting a system in Python, using SQLAlchemy for the data mapping layer, and the Zope Component Architecture for dependency injection and interface declaration. I am in the process of ...
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Two code bases in one repository… is there ever a good reason to do this?

I work on two code bases that are related, but independent. One is written in PHP, the other is Node JS. Currently, they are in a single repository. The repo is deployed to Heroku for the Node code, ...
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Service layer with DTO

I'm refactoring my desing to use a service layer - however I'm confused about how you would pass arguments, when it's only allowed to update certain fields of the entity. For instance I have some ...
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Domain Objects and How they Access the Database

Suppose I have the following class: public class Course { // data public string Name { get; } public List<Student> Students {get;} //... // logic public int ...
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monorepo - Single monorepo for multiple large-scale, company-sized projects

I'm in need of some advice before going foward. I want to build several large scale projects, like a marketplace product, and a few domain-specific products and libraries. The products may or may not ...
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How to notify a repository about persistence changes

I have a repository, which at the moment, reads from the database every time it is called. However, the data is only updated once a day, and to improve performance, I'd like the repository to store ...
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Is implementing anytime it makes sense aggregation and composition necessary good?

As I'm drawing my project's classes diagram, I'm wondering... Let's take Customer's relationship with Order for example. It seems pretty natural and logic to aggregate Orders to the User... So ...
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Best practice to keep different data sources in sync?

I'm having doubts about how to implement and keep synchronization between two datasources in a distributed system. In my case, I have a service that checks for expired jobs in a repository. If the job ...
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DDD: should entity method use repository for stored procedures (not CRUD)?

Imagine you have a Vehicle entity in your domain model. Vehicle entity has Reserve method that put vehicle in "reserved" state and do another stuff. But Reserve method have to do some checking first ...