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From Flinn Mueller <theflinns...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ruby client
Date Wed, 31 Dec 2008 21:44:38 GMT
What did you like about RelaxDB over the DM Adapter?  Was it not as  
flexible?

So far I really like the simplicity of CouchObject.  That could change  
if I start doing anything more complex I guess.

On Dec 31, 2008, at 2:33 PM, Bradford Winfrey wrote:

> The DataMapper version is "ok" (I've hacked it a long time ago to  
> work with 0.8.1), I've used it before with success and it's handling  
> of views is really nice (just DataMapper.auto_migrate!) but I've  
> really come to enjoy Paul Carey's RelaxDB - http://github.com/paulcarey/relaxdb/tree/master
>
> Some things to try out when looking at the various libraries:
>
> Does it handle attachments well?
> Does it handle paging (in an intelligent manner)?
> How does it handle my views when creating them or when I need to  
> update them?
> Can I easily relate a class to it?
> Can I validate the contents of what I'm saving in a clear, concise  
> manner?
>
> That's my two cents...
>
> Brad
>
>
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: Flinn Mueller <theflinnster@gmail.com>
> To: user@couchdb.apache.org
> Sent: Wednesday, December 31, 2008 1:18:12 PM
> Subject: Re: ruby client
>
> did you look at datamapper?  I'm somewhat interested in datamapper  
> but I'm leery of being tied to a sql orm.
>
>
> On Dec 31, 2008, at 12:51 PM, Paul Gross wrote:
>
>>
>>> qq, your choice of couch ruby client (and why)?
>>
>> I use CouchRest (http://github.com/jchris/couchrest/tree/master)  
>> and have been very happy with it.  It has both a low-level API:
>>
>>  response = @db.save({:key => 'value', 'another key' => 'another  
>> value'})
>>       doc = @db.get(response['id'])
>>
>> and an ActiveRecord like model class:
>>
>>  class Course < CouchRest::Model
>>     key_accessor :title
>>     cast :questions, :as => ['Question']
>>     cast :professor, :as => 'Person'
>>     view_by :title
>>     view_by :dept, :ducktype => true
>>  end
>>
>> Paul Gross
>> http://www.pgrs.net
>>
>
>


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