NAME

Class::DBI::Loader - dynamic definition of Class::DBI sub classes.

SYNOPSIS

  use Class::DBI::Loader;

  my $loader = Class::DBI::Loader->new(
    dsn => "dbi:mysql:dbname",
    user => "root",
    password => "",
    namespace => "Data",
  );
  my $class = $loader->find_class('film'); # $class => Data::Film
  my $obj = $class->retrieve(1);

use with mod_perl

in your startup.pl

  # load all tables
  use Class::DBI::Loader;
  my $loader = Class::DBI::Loader->new(
    dsn => "dbi:mysql:dbname",
    user => "root",
    password => "",
    namespace => "Data",
  );

in your web application.

  use strict;

  # you can use Data::Film directly
  my $film = Data::Film->retrieve($id);

DESCRIPTION

Class::DBI::Loader automate the definition of Class::DBI sub-classes. scan table schemas and setup columns, primary key.

class names are defined by table names and namespace option.

 +-----------+-----------+-----------+
 |   table   | namespace | class     |
 +-----------+-----------+-----------+
 |   foo     | Data      | Data::Foo |
 |   foo_bar |           | FooBar    |
 +-----------+-----------+-----------+

Class::DBI::Loader supports MySQL, Postgres and SQLite.

AUTHOR

IKEBE Tomohiro <ikebe@edge.co.jp>

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

SEE ALSO

Class::DBI Class::DBI::mysql Class::DBI::Pg Class::DBI::SQLite