[Dbix-class] Patch to Intro.pod
adam at stalecoffee.org
Sat Jun 3 08:56:48 CEST 2006
mst and I had a conversation on IRC earlier today, wherein I was
complimenting DBIx::Class's ResultSet approach. It took a good bit
of experimenting to wrap my head around, but I'm totally sold on it now.
He mentioned that it would be helpful to see if I could find a way to
distill that for the documentation, and attached is my attempt to do
so. I've added section to the top of DBIx::Class::Manual::Intro,
titled "The DBIx::Class Way".
The intent is to put in front of perspective users, right away,
exactly how DBIx::Class want's you to think about dealing with your
Database. Things I covered:
* Tables become ResultSources
A ResultSource == Table
* It's all about the ResultSet
Any time you would reach for a SQL query in DBI, you are creating a
* Search is like "prepare"
Setting up a ResultSet does not execute the query; retrieving the
The patch is attached; hope it helps. (And that we add more simple
principles to the Intro!)
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