Module: LessQL for ProcessWire

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This is a simple loader for LessQL, an ORM alternative for PHP. It is based on NotORM, and provides a quick way to access and find things in a database, including traversals and back-traversals.

As discussed in some earlier topics, there are times when you'd like to store some data away from ProcessWire's pages/fields/templates structure for whatever reasons. However ORMs are sometimes cumbersome and requires a lot more effort to deploy. LessQL offers a quick way to just up and go like you're using an ORM but without the added complexity and configuration files.


This modules simply loads the LessQL library into ProcessWire and exposes a $lessQL variable (configurable in settings) that gives access to your database. It uses the same database specified in $config by default, but can be set to use a separate database, along with its credentials.

Usage given a table person :

$people = $lessQL->person()->select("id, firstname, lastname")->where("firstname LIKE ?", "%alex%")->orderBy("firstname")->limit(10);

It uses lazy loading and doesn't execute the query until it needs to. Checkout for more info on LessQL.

Module wrapper is pretty much lifted from @teppo's RedBeanPHP module, but with a few modifications. :)



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