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Re: Perl with Sybase: sybperl or DBI/DBD::Sybase?

by davorg (Chancellor)
on Oct 29, 2001 at 14:42 UTC ( #121896=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Perl with Sybase: sybperl or DBI/DBD::Sybase?


When I first started using Perl, the vast majority of the work I was doing was interacting with Sybase databases (I was using Sybase long before I was using Perl). Sybperl made my live much easier than it would have otherwise been.

Since then, my emphasis has changed. I now use Perl with many different database systems. For that, DBI and the various DBD modules has been a lifesaver as it means that I can change database systems easily and still use very similar Perl code.

I guess what I'm trying to say, is that without Sybperl I probably wouldn't have started using Perl - so my Perl career is largely your fault.

So thank you :)


"The first rule of Perl club is you don't talk about Perl club."

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