[development] Module Builder Module 1.0

John VanDyk jvandyk at iastate.edu
Tue Feb 21 21:35:23 UTC 2006

That's the dream. Write it.

Don't forget the part where the Optimize button changes the database 
schema to the most performant for your use case.

>On Tue, 2006-02-21 at 22:21 +0100, Karoly Negyesi wrote:
>>  > I think cck and views are god sends, but I don't think they are ideal
>>  > for sites that hope to get hit hard and heavy, where more normalized
>>  > table structures, and less code abstraction can make a big difference.
>>  Time to market, cost of development, cost of maintenance (custom module 
>>  vs. community maintained views/cck) are also factors besides sheer 
>>  performance.
>I just want to have my cake and ice cream...
>I'd like to take advantage of all the RAD stuff provided by CCK & Views,
>set up my site and content types, and views.... Down the road we start
>getting bigger... We start getting 200-300K hits an hour... I hit the
>convert to module button, and have a module that provides the behavior
>of my defined views and content types, with less abstraction, hopefull
>less time in code as a result...
>Down the road we want to add a new attribute to content type z, so we
>revert the site to a CCK/Views site... (definitions should still be
>stored, just need to back port all my data.) I update my content
>definitions and views, recompile my module and voila..
>Its a strange fantasy I know...

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