Client-side querying, caching, dynamic object graphs, change tracking and notification, model validation, batch save, offline … all part of rich data management with Breeze. Breeze clients communicate with any remote service that speaks HTTP and JSON.
Breeze lets you develop applications using the same powerful idioms on the client and server. You can
Breeze JS has an EntityManager that queries entities from the server, keeps them in cache, keeps track of the state of each entity, and saves the changes to the server when requested.
Breeze Server is a library that works with an ORM (Entity Framework, Sequelize, Hibernate) to manage persistence for Breeze client applications. It turns Breeze queries into ORM queries, and saves changes to the database via the ORM.
The Breeze server is intented to be stateless. No long-running transactions, detached objects, or persistent connections are required. Entity state is kept on the client, not the server.
Breeze clients do not require a Breeze server; for example, BreezeJS will also work with existing RESTful APIs. The full power of Breeze comes with supporting the three types of client-server communication.
Breeze client applications make three basic kinds of AJAX calls:
The Breeze server libraries make it easy to support these requests.
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