On Wed, Nov 01, 2006 at 01:47:55PM +0200, Grant Vine wrote:
> > 1. You can declare your database tables the normal way:
> > 2. You can ask SQLObject to draw the description for you from the database:
> Are there advantages/disadvantages to the second method ?
Advantage - less code. Disadvantage - you have to rely on SQLObject to
do the right work for you... which is not always the case.
> Secondly, how much more effective is SQLObjects methods for building
> the database structure compared to existing structures, will I realize
> better performance/features etc if I rather just buld the app from
> scratch and migrate the existing data over to a new database structure
There is nothing magical in SQLObject. It surely build the simplest DB
structure it can.
Oleg Broytmann http://phd.pp.ru/ phd@...
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