[Dancer-users] Adding quick_insert / quick_update to Dancer::Plugin::Database - done

Puneet Kishor punk.kish at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 15:00:28 CET 2010

I didn't know of the existence of ORLite. Did you see this?


Adam has done most of the work. Why not just build on that?

David Precious wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just a follow-up from the previous mail about this; I've now added the new
> quick_insert /quick_update / quick_delete features, and released 0.12_01 as a
> developer version to CPAN, to check that the tests all pass on a wide variety
> of systems.
> (I'm aware of test failures on Windows systems; this isn't a bug in
> D::P::Database, but I've added a workaround (just creating
> t/lib/{public,views/lib}) and tested this against a Windows VM and it passes
> tests and works correctly.)
> The new developer release can be found on CPAN:
> http://search.cpan.org/~bigpresh/Dancer-Plugin-Database-0.12_01
> Basically, the way I've implemented the change is that the database() keyword,
> instead of returning a DBI connection handle (a DBI::db object), now returns a
> Dancer::Plugin::Database::Handle object.  This is a subclass of DBI::db, so it
> is still a usable DBI database connection handle, and can be used in exactly
> the same ways it would have before, but adds a few features.
> These are documented in the POD for Dancer::Plugin::Database::Handle[0].
> I'm aware of a couple of minor typos in the docs, which I've already fixed in
> my branch[1].
> I'll wait to see some tester reports to check it passes tests, and would
> appreciate anyone who has time to try it out and provide feedback, but I'm
> confident it's stable and works.
> I'll release a new stable version with these changes soon; I'm as-yet
> undecided whether to release 0.13, or bump to 1.00 to signify that
> Dancer::Plugin::Database is mature and tested enough to rely on in production
> code. (I think some people see version numbers<  1 as a "watch out, this isn't
> ready for primetime!" warning.)
> [0] http://search.cpan.org/~bigpresh/Dancer-Plugin-
> Database-0.12_01/lib/Dancer/Plugin/Database/Handle.pm
> [1] https://github.com/bigpresh/Dancer-Plugin-Database/tree/extendedfeatures
> Cheers
> Dave P
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