[Melbourne-pm] Perl DBI reference recommendations

Shlomi Fish shlomif at iglu.org.il
Thu Jul 16 00:26:04 PDT 2009

On Thursday 16 July 2009 09:26:15 Alfie John wrote:
> Hey Alec,
> It's a bit old, but the Cheetah book is what you want. It's the ins and
> outs of DBI:
>   http://oreilly.com/catalog/9781565926998/
> Once you know DBI however, you might want to start looking at using
> something more convenient like Class::DBI, DBIx::Class or even roll your
> own.

Just a note - it's no longer recommended to use Class::DBI , as it was largely 
superseded by DBIx::Class, which is superior in any way, and much less buggy 
and kludgey. Even the Class::DBI originator recommends using DBIC instead.

There's a coverage of more options here:


And there's also Tangram, which is licensed under the GPL:



	Shlomi Fish

> Alfie

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