New and improved Metastorage documentation materials were released with
the intention of helping developers to get started with this software
development productivity tool and quickly deploy their PHP applications.
Besides the Metastorage reference manual that already existed and was
improved for this release, there is now a tutorial and an how-to
document to address different levels of interest from the developers on
What is Metastorage?
Metastorage is an application that is meant to automatically generate
code from an high level data model definition.
Metastorage is a tool meant to provide an efficient method of
development of medium or large size applications that store and retrieve
data from SQL based databases or other types of persistence storage
containers, like XML files, flat file databases or in LDAP servers.
What does Metastorage generate?
Metastorage generates data object access classes. Currently it generates
code in PHP. The data objects are stored in SQL based relational
databases. In the future, other languages and storage containers will be
PHP Classes - Free ready to use OOP components written in PHP
PHP Reviews - Reviews of PHP books and other products
Metastorage - Data object relational mapping layer generator