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new differences in assert_difference


over 10 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
Last month I wrote about the new assert_difference test helper and how to use it to test any kind of difference using lambdas. Since then there have been...

Community and Contribution


over 10 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
As has been mentioned elsewhere, RailsConf 2007 raised over $30,000 in charitable donations to worthy causes. This is astounding, but not very surprising...

Laying Tracks slides


over 10 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
I had a great time at RailsConf 2007. Lots of good stuff to see, and it was great to meet so many people I've only known online. I was a bit overwhelmed...

Getting arbitrary with assert_difference


over 10 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
I'm working on Edge Rails again doing some RESTful API stuff, so I'm watching the Rails commits fairly closely these days. Earlier today Tobi committed...

April SF Ruby Meetup notes


over 10 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
On Monday we had our April SF Ruby Meetup. The meetup was at the offices of Obvious, makers of Twitter. After all the changes the meetup group has been...

Who are these guys?


over 10 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
It seems I don't have much time for updating the blog these days. I have a couple posts I've been wanting to write, but we'll seen when I manage to get...

Speaking at SDForum SVRC


over 10 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
I mentioned before that the SDForum Silicon Valley Ruby Conference was coming this month (April 21-22). My talk proposal was accepted, so I'll be giving...

New on Edge: dynamic finders with hash attributes for creation


almost 11 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
During the Hackfest in January I put together a patch for an enhancement to Rails dynamic finders. It was just committed today (thanks, Jeremy!), so now...

Using your connections


almost 11 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
ActiveRecord does a great job of insulating you from a lot of the hard stuff about using SQL, and it packs the results of queries up nicely as model objects...

Pragmatic Rails Studio in Sunnyvale


almost 11 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
At long last, Dave Thomas and Mike Clark are bringing the Pragmatic Rails Studio to the San Francisco Bay Area. The studio will be in Sunnyvale June 18-20...