It is said of Ruby’s creator Yukihero Matsumoto, ‘Matz is Nice and So Are We.’ It is this mantra about the Ruby community and programming language, the vision of Rubyists with an ethical calling towards treating each other nicely— an interdependence, of a kind, on the transitive property of niceness (that is, that nice can be passed on from one individual to another).
When using Unix, you have two basic choices: Bash and Zsh. This post covers some basics tips for Rails developers, including git autocomplete, NVM, RVM, and the default editor.
A post about upgrading from Rails 2 to Rails 3, 3.1, or 3.2
ActiveRecord Query Interface is an important tool to use object relational mapping (ORM) to marry your ActiveRecord object to the SQL that will drive the queries against your database. This post continues from yesterday’s post about ActiveRecord Query Interface.