[jifty-devel] Can I use Jifty to make a workflow application?

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Tue Apr 4 12:32:20 EDT 2006

> Well - to start with, here are some questions and comments. I'll be glad
> to update the Jifty Wiki with this info. 
> 1. Am I correct in assuming that it makes more sense to create the
>    database using the Jifty::DBI::Schema rather than create it natively
>    (using SQL) and then write a database definition in the object's
>    schema?


> 2. In the test application, I was not able to view the "posts" after I
>    disabled administration. This has something to do with permissions
>    and access control. Where could I learn something more about this?
>    How does one define permissions? What are the default permissions?

Have a look at Jifty::Record's "_value" and "_set" methods. There's a
call to "current_user_can." You want to override that. 
"perldoc Jifty::Record" should help you get a bit further.

> Cheers, Abhas.
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