DBIx::Class - Related Tables
davehodg at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 09:03:08 BST 2008
On 7 Oct 2008, at 08:42, Andy Wardley wrote:
> Dave Cross wrote:
>> This is probably simple,
> This is the general problem that I have with ORMs. You have something
> which is a fairly straightforward SQL query but can't figure out how
> make the ORM generate the query that you already know you want.
> It's a bit like using a phrasebook to speak a foreign language.
> great for ordering a croissant in a cafe, but are ultimately limited
> in some cases, can be counter-productive.
Then what's the benefit of an ORM? (general question, not just to you :)
I'm a big fan of an application-specific wrapper over the d/b that
does what you need, so in Dave's case a get_highest_version() sub
with the SQL inside. Is that now passé?
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