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40 items tagged “orm”


DbMigration—a schema migration tool for Django. Nice and simple tool for adding schema migrations to a Django application. # 27th September 2007, 3:04 pm

django-sphinx (via) More code from Curse Gaming; this time a really nice API for adding Sphinx full-text search to a Django model. # 9th September 2007, 12:35 am

AuditTrail. Add change tracking and history to a Django model with a single line of code. Doesn’t handle relationships though, which is definitely the toughest part of this problem. # 15th August 2007, 1 pm

Finding Lookup Items that Are Not Used. How to do left outer joins (and other custom SQL) using the Django ORM. # 13th August 2007, 5:08 pm

A nice example of when to use reduce in python. As a shortcut for assembling a large OR query using the Django ORM. # 2nd August 2007, 11:51 pm

Undelete in Django. Inspired by the conversation about undo the other day, Nathan Ostgard created a simple solution based around custom managers and a trashed_at model field. # 20th July 2007, 6:54 pm

Storm. New Python ORM from Canonical, emphasising multiple database support, intelligent local cache invalidation and a thin layer over the underlying SQL. # 9th July 2007, 8:44 am

SELECT * FROM everything, or why databases are awesome. I’m beginning to think that for scalable applications the thinner your ORM is the better—if you even use one at all. # 22nd June 2007, 12:40 am

Google Gears DB Abstractions. Here come the ORMs. # 4th June 2007, 8:54 am

Data::ObjectDriver. Benjamin Trott’s Perl ORM, with built in support for both caching and data partitioning. I think this is what Six Apart uses for Vox. # 25th February 2007, 12:43 am