Re: Mixing OO and DB

From: Gene Wirchenko <>
Date: Sun, 02 Mar 2008 22:08:43 -0800
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Robert Martin <> wrote:


>Not if they are explanatory. Employee.find("Bob") is a lot easier to
>understand than Select * from Employee_Table where Name = 'Bob'; In
>any case, once you have the method, you can polymorphically replace it
>with test methods etc.

     Bah! It is just syntactic sugar and not very sweet at that.

     Now try finding Bob who works in Accounting:
          select * from employee_table
          where name='Bob' and dept='Accounting';

     Your go.



Gene Wirchenko

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Received on Mon Mar 03 2008 - 07:08:43 CET

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