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Episode #111

September 14, 2010

Mongrel 2 is on Changelog, Gregg Swears, Twitter signs on with Devise, and we have a lightning round on this episode of Ruby5.


DRYing up validations with validate_block

Matthew Nielson just released validate_block. This library cleans up your ActiveRecord validations by allowing you to wrap those validations that depend on conditionals into one block. So, instead of having a lot of if or unless lines in all of your model validations, one block does the job.

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