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Sorting things out


~9 years ago by Josh Susser on has_many :through.
I recently packed up everything I own and moved. I'd lived in my old place for about nine years and I have the packrat gene on both sides of the family...

Extra geeky: the recursive lambda


~9 years ago by Josh Susser on has_many :through.
I'm not sure where I first heard that you could do a recursive lamdba in Ruby, but it's been simmering on the back burner of my brain for a while. I've...

An extra special case


~9 years ago by Josh Susser on has_many :through.
A couple of months ago I ran into a weird issue in my current Rails project that made no sense at all. All we did was add a lock_version field to a model...

me me me!


~9 years ago by Josh Susser on has_many :through.
I'm finally recovered from RailsConf. Wish I could say the same thing for my car, which seems to have gone into a major funk from being ignored so much...

The Great Test Framework Dance-off


~9 years ago by Josh Susser on has_many :through.
Got my RailsConf talk done yesterday. Seems to have gone over well, though my slides didn't show color well in the brightly lit room so they turned the...

Quick RailsConf Update


~9 years ago by Josh Susser on has_many :through.
Quick RailsConf Update DrNic complained about the lack of blogging from RailsConf, so here's a quick little update with some highlights. It's still early...

See you at RailsConf


~9 years ago by Josh Susser on has_many :through.
Seems like only last week that I was in Portland for RailsConf, but it was a whole year ago. That means it's time to do it again. I'm looking forward...

A simple alternative to namespaced models


over 9 years ago by Josh Susser on has_many :through.
A project I'm working on now is up to 57 model classes and is still growing. That's a lot of classes - welcome to domain modeling. In my opinion, the...

Symbols are not pretty strings


over 9 years ago by Josh Susser on has_many :through.
Symbols are one of the basic features of Ruby that give it that certain charm we all love. They aren't unique to Ruby (look at Smalltalk or Lisp), but...

GitHubba-hubba


over 9 years ago by Josh Susser on has_many :through.
If you hadn't heard, GitHub had their public launch today. Congratulations to Chris, Tom and PJ on such an awesome product. I'm sure there's a bright future...