Hello Stuart Hemming,
Let me go through your questions one by one.
- Yes, you can use any value for Namespace inside of the DataContract attribute. This value is used by WCF when serializing the requests to the service, so it should be unique for each class in your application.
- ManagerType is what manager is going to be used with this persistent item. The value is a more or less standard way of representing types in .NET as strings. The part before the comma is the full type name, including the namespace. The part after the comma is the name of the assembly containing this type. 0 and 1 in this specific case correspond to the namespace and type name of the JobsManager. Here is where they come from (this is the implementation of the JobsManager.cs).
The part after the comma (2) is the name of the assembly. It is the same as the name of the project in visual studio.
- The process with multiple tables depends on the relationships between those tables. If they are separate data entities, then just repeat the process as for JobApplication. If they have some relation, you should map this in the mappings. You can see an example of this in the Products module - there we have ProductItem and ProductItemUrlData - two persistent classes with a relationship between them. Take a look at the mappings there for more info.
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