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Episode #60

March 19, 2010

You got your Maven repo in my Rubygems source! Plus the Visual Guide to NoSQL, sentient_user, Rit, Apple Push Notifications, hosting a CMS on Heroku, and more in this ...

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Sentient User

Even have to access a current_user from your controllers in your models? If you rely on monkeypatching ActiveRecord, you probably have a concurrency defect waiting to bite you in production. The SentientUser gem makes this dead simple, and adds convenience methods for setting a user in your tests or from the console. And in your models, you can simply say "User.current" to get the current user.

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