[development] Form field maxlengths vs. database field sizes
keegan at thebasement.org
Thu Feb 9 21:17:31 UTC 2006
On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 12:37:53PM +0000, vlado wrote:
> > Ruby on Rails's ActiveRecord does this database->form mapping amazingly well.
> > We should take some of their concepts into Drupal, and I therefor encourage
> > everyone to do a 20 minute quickstart in RoR development. Just to get the
> > feeling of how Drupal /could be/ in this database mapping smartness!
> > http://ar.rubyonrails.com/docs #tutorials
> schemeql (schematics.sf.net) goes one further - you forget the db
> (nearly) completely. You just use the language (php) to define your
> structures and it is automagially converted into an appropriate db
That's the recommended way of doing things with Ruby as well.
Of course, it's easier to simply disregard new technologies instead of
taking the time to understand them.
Keegan Quinn <keegan at thebasement.org>
the basement productions
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