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Episode #285

July 3rd, 2012

We scope out our scopes with Periscope, Ruby Open Source Challenge calls on contributors to improve Active Admin, we clean up our seeds mess with Seedbank & Seed Fu, l...

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Seed Fu

Seed Fu is a gem that hit version 2.2 a few months back. It can create seed data with constraints. If the constraints you determine are met, it will update matching records. You can also make sure that an existing record will not be updated after it’s initially created by using the seed_once method. And just like Seedbank it comes with selective rake tasks.

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