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Validate your existence


~11 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
Ever since I started using Rails I've been wanting a way to enforce referential integrity in the database. The Rails philosophy is to keep business logic...

Check out your routes


~11 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
Well I finally got off my keister and wrote up a patch for a feature a few of us have been using for a while. If you're running edge Rails, just svn up...

new differences in assert_difference


over 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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


over 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...