[Israel.pm] best and easy mysql module
nothingmuch at woobling.org
Thu Jan 12 00:13:28 PST 2006
On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 09:52:44 +0200, Yossi.Itzkovich at ecitele.com wrote:
> Hi ,
> I want to start and use mySql. Which is the best and easy module to use ?
> Is there pure Perl module ?
Yes, there is a pure perl module, but it's not very widely used.
What platform are you on? It shouldn't be a problem to install
DBD::mysql anywhere- windows has PPMs, cygwin can compile, and on
any unix it's usually a breeze.
Here are pure perl layers for interacting with mysql:
Personally I reccomend using
to start with DBI, and then migrate to DBD::mysql only when you need
it - it should make your work a little easier.
Here is a nice introduction to DBI:
After you start getting familiar with the way DBI works you should
probably look into DBIx::Class or Tangram on the CPAN, to help you
save time when writing database applications.
These are much easier to use than plain DBI/SQL because they can do
about 90% of the sql sent to the server in practice automatically,
and you don't even have to worry about the dialect, etc.
() Yuval Kogman <nothingmuch at woobling.org> 0xEBD27418 perl hacker &
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