[Dbix-class] Is this the canonical way to do this?

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Thu Jun 8 17:05:02 CEST 2006

John Napiorkowski wrote:
> Looks like I was having some sort of mental block the
> other night.  I got the following to work properly:
> my $video_rs = $self->find({video_id=>$video_id});
> return ( defined($video_rs) ? 1 : 0 );
> and it did what I wanted.
> I have to specify the key name in find since my table
> has multiple primary keys.  I've also found that since
> ->find works for any column marked as unique it has
> really improved my thinking about my table designs,
> since I am more careful to normalize properly to get
> more truly unique columns.  So in this way I am sure
> DBIx has improved my table designs.

Note that find is always a 0 or 1 record query (or should be), so it returns a 
row object of the appropriate class, not a resultset.

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