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Episode #22

October 27, 2009

Refraction, Boson, and the Ruby Enterprise Edition 1.8.7-2009.10 release are discussed this episode. Along with a couple of new Rails plugins called Ancestry and Alch...

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Ancestry - An ActiveRecord Tree Gem

Would your ActiveRecord models benefit from a more efficient tree implementation? Ancestry, a new gem by Stefan Kroes, follows the Materialized Path design pattern to track and store each object's ancestors directly in the database. This gem provides you with highly efficient database lookups, simple helpers, and seamless ActiveRecord integration.

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Episode #21

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Episode #19

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Episode #18

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