[Seaside] Where to store db connection value?
mbany at cincom.com
Wed Oct 19 17:12:05 UTC 2005
I use this technique by subclassing #responseForRequest:
This works very well.
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> [mailto:seaside-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On Behalf
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> Subject: Re: [Seaside] Where to store db connection value?
> Well, certainly not the only way but one option is to use
> Create a subclass of WADynamicVariable (say MYCurrentDatabase)
> Then, in your session (maybe in #performRequest: - can't
> remember exactly where the best place to plug in is and I'm
> at work at the moment), you do something like:
> performRequest: aRequest
> ^ MYCurrentDatabase use: self database during: [super
> Now you can access the database from anywhere (during request
> handling) by doing "MYCurrentDatabase value". You could even add:
> ^ MYCurrentDatabase value
> to make things cleaner.
> You might need to tweak that a bit; as I said, I can't quite
> remember the best place to plug it in (and I was doing it
> most recently with Seaside 2.3 anyway) but you can look at
> how WACurrentSession does it because it's doing pretty much
> the same thing.
> Hope that's helpful,
> Chad Nantais wrote:
> > My application is composed of Models and Views (Seaside
> > The models (rather than the views) need to access the data I have
> > stored in a dictionary object. I have multiple data stores
> > ('development' and 'testing'). I have added a session
> > variable (dataStoreName) in a subclass of
> WASessionConfiguration that
> > holds the name of the data store I want to use (eg.
> 'testing' for unit
> > tests). However, since the models subclass Object and are not
> > sublasses of WAComponent, I can't get them to access the value of
> > MYSessionConfiguration>>dataStoreName
> > How can I give my models access to the value of
> dataStoreName so they
> > can access data from the configured dataStore?
> > Chad
> > --
> > Chad Nantais, CISSP
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