[Q] How suitable is Squeak for Database work
avi at beta4.com
Sat Jan 4 00:42:52 UTC 2003
On Fri, 3 Jan 2003, Nevin Pratt wrote:
> > Yup, I'm using it with MySQL.
> > Colin Putney
> > Whistler.com
> And I'm using it with PostgreSQL
I see your MySQL and PostgreSQL and raise you SQLite and ODBC. All four
of those drivers are available on SqueakMap. If anyone really wants it I
hacked out most of a bridge to JDBC as well (slow, but useful for the thin
Not to mention the object databases (MinneStore, Magma, BDB) and
object/relational mappings (GLORP, Tantalus) available.
What Squeak doesn't have, unfortunately, is any DBI-like database
abstraction layer. But it's easy enough to roll your own when you need it
that nobody seems to have much interest in doing it properly.
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