[Newbies] ActiveRecord?

Rob Rothwell r.j.rothwell at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 00:59:04 UTC 2008

Thanks everyone for all the input.  It really helped me sit back and think
about what the best approach to the overall problem I am trying to solve
would be, which included techniques for minimizing the amount of database
interaction I need in the first place.


On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 5:49 AM, Norbert Hartl <norbert at hartl.name> wrote:

> On Wed, 2008-04-02 at 22:48 -0400, Rob Rothwell wrote:
> > Has anyone written anything like the ActiveRecord for Glorp?  VW7.6
> > has something, but it would be slightly painful to port (for me at
> > least) as it uses VW Package definitions and a few other things I am
> > not familiar with.
> >
> There is a FileOut30 package which provides writing out code in a lot
> of dialects (it's in the public store). If you want to convert a
> complete package just install FileOut30. In the preferences you can
> choose squeak as file out format. If you file out the package you should
> be able to read it in squeak without too much hussle.
> If you are not successful than email me. I use my own converter for
> VW code to port Glorp to squeak.
> > I know Ramon did something that used Magritte, but I am not using that
> > in my application.
> >
> > There are many ways of varying complexity that one could try to
> > standardize your Glorp mappings within your application, so I just
> > thought I'd check if anyone had anything working before I go down that
> > road!
> Glorp can figure out a lot of the mapping setting on its own. For
> easy mappings you can just leave out class mapping and descriptor
> mappings. No need to have ActiveRecord stuff from the start.
> Norbert
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