Delectable plugin treats for the ruby shovers

August 25, 2009

Been a long time. shouldn’t of left ya without a dope plugin to step to. meh. But for reals, I’ve been working way too much. Here’s a tasty sampler of some new and revived github projects: ActiveRecord Dumper Asset Tag Extensions Ruby Prof Request Filters Google Base4r extensions ActiveRecord Dumper script/plugin install http://github.com/blythedunham/ar_dumper Dumper. I [...]

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ar_test_runner: Run the ActiveRecord unit test suite with your modifications

May 12, 2009

ar_test_runner provides a rake task to run the ActiveRecord core test suites with your plugins or files loaded. Make sure ActiveRecord tasks pass with your enhancements.

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ActiveRecord on Steroids: Optimize queries using Ar-Extensions 0.9.1

April 21, 2009

The ar-extensions plugin extends ActiveRecord to help developers scale, optimize, and customize Rails interaction with the database. New ar-extensions is the ability to fine tune queries by specifying MySQL database options from ActiveRecord find and save methods.

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ar-extensions 0.9.1 supports INSERT SELECT for ActiveRecord

April 21, 2009

The ar-extensions plugin, which extends ActiveRecord to help optimize interaction between Rails and the database, now provides support for MySQL INSERT SELECT functionality.

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Rails Migrations, MySQL, unsigned integers, primary keys, and a lot of fun times

April 7, 2009

By default Rails uses int(11) as the standard for primary key (id) columns. MySQL prefers unsigned numeric types. Plugin mysql_migration_optimize supports unsigned integers, column display width and complete control over the primary key. Also explained is how to use different numeric types such as tinyint and bigint with Rails Migrations.

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Introducing … Static Record Cache plugin

March 31, 2009

Static Record Cache permanently caches active record data for classes which contain small amounts of static data.

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Eager loading Select Plugin: when :select plays nice with :include

March 26, 2009

eload-select plugin. Allowing :select to play nice with :include for Ruby on Rails ActiveRecord finders.

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Creating Folders Programmatically with Amazon S3′s API: putting babies in buckets

February 5, 2009

Add folders to your Amazon S3 buckets

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