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New Virtus Release With Truly Awesome Features

Just a quick announcement that I just pushed a new version of Virtus with support for long awaited features: EmbeddedValue, member type coercions for array/set attributes and ValueObject. Current version is 0.2.0, please give it a try and tell me what you think.

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Ruby DataMapper Status

UPDATE: DataMapper 2 was renamed to Ruby Object Mapper (ROM). For more info check out rom-rb.org In my recent post I gave you a brief overview of what I think about the state of Ruby ORMs. Since I’m involved in the development of DataMapper project I want to write a...

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The State of Ruby ORM

UPDATE: DataMapper 2 was renamed to Ruby Object Mapper (ROM). For more info check out rom-rb.org We have a lot of different Object-Relational Mapper implementations in Ruby (and a ton and a half of Mongo mappers ;)) and it’s probably a good thing. It seems like the only ORM that...

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Making ActiveRecord Models Thin

“Skinny Controller, Fat Model” is a well known best practice in Ruby community. Everybody seems to agree with it and follows it. It’s pretty clear what a skinny controller is. The question is what is a fat model and what should we do if it gets too fat? Even better,...

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