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Introducing Yesql for Ruby using ROM

Last week we released a new beta version of ROM and you’ll be able to read more about it on the official blog later this week. Today I’d like to tell you a little bit about a new adapter that I built for ROM that’s based on Yesql from the...

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About the new ROM release and what happens next

Last month I wrote about rebooting ROM project and today I’m very happy that after almost 300 commits I pushed Ruby Object Mapper 0.3.0 to rubygems.org. It’s a big milestone as the project enters a new path and ships with a complete support for SQL databases thanks to Sequel. More...

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Ruby Object Mapper Reboot

Rewrite is done. You can read more about it here. I’d like to let you know that after a couple years of work and a lot of thinking I decided to “reboot” ROM project. This decision was not easy and it has a lot of implications but it’s going to...

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Help Us Build ROM

Many people have been asking me how they can help us build ROM. This was the hardest question I’ve heard next to “when will it be ready?”. My usual reply was suggesting to join our IRC channel and talk but it really isn’t a good answer as it’s difficult and...

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Taking a Break From OSS

Last two years have been pretty intensive for me. I became a husband, a father, a co-founder of Powow and during that time I tried to contribute as much as I could to OSS. I was mostly focused on Virtus and Ruby Object Mapper which consumed a lot of my...

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Virtus – Attributes For Your Plain Ruby Objects

I’m happy to announce the first release of Virtus gem. It is an extraction of DataMapper Property API with various tweaks and improvements. If you like how properties work in DataMapper and would like to use such functionality in your plain ruby objects then you should give Virtus a try.

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Custom RSpec-2 Matchers

RSpec is one of my favorite tools. I have literally fallen in love with this fantastic BDD library, especially with its second version. While using RSpec I realized it teaches me how to write tests. Yes, exactly – learning RSpec DSL, its syntax and structure of spec examples you actually...

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Rack Middleware Contest

CodeRack is a coding contest dreamed up by a group of the Ruby programmers at Lunar Logic Polska who were excited about the possibilities of Rack middleware. The team wants to encourage Ruby developers to explore the possibilities and what better way than to hold a contest? The secondary goal...

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