[CDBI] List still active ?

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Wed Aug 27 16:48:31 BST 2008

On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 11:16:16AM -0400, Perrin Harkins wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 5:42 AM, Simon Wilcox <essuu at ourshack.com> wrote:
> > So, in an attempt to liven things up a bit - who's still using Class::DBI ?
> I am.  The main codebase I work on these days is built with it and I
> expect it will remain that way.
> > Is anyone using it for new projects or have you replaced it with
> > something else and if so, with what ?
> For clean slate projects, I would use Rose::DB::Object, but that kind
> of project is rare.  The beautiful and terrible thing about Class::DBI
> is that you can solve almost any issue with it by using SQL, so it's
> hard to justify spending the time to port working code to something
> else.

Thanks to schwern's wonderful work, I've had a lot of success with just
swapping out Class::DBI for DBIx::Class::CDBICompat.

Then you don't have to port the working code but you do get a proper ORM
underneath you - seems like the best of both worlds to me :)

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