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Coding for Failure: All you need to know for building rock solid applications in 45 minutes - Tammer Saleh
Category: Languages > Ruby      Posted: 08 Feb 09

Coding for Failure will walk you through everything you need to know for building fault tolerant applications that degrade gracefully in the face of a...

Shadow
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 10 Dec 08

Jordan Fowler reveals his new Shadow plugin that tracks attribute and association changes to ActiveRecord objects, making it easy to create activity fe...

ActiveRecord Backup & MimetypeFu
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 10 Dec 08

Matt Aimonetti demonstrates his newest plugins: ActiveRecord Backup and MimetypeFu.

Painless Persistence with Castle ActiveRecord
Category: Languages > .net      Posted: 05 Jun 08

This presentation by Hamilton Verissimo and Oren Eini show Castle Active Record - an ORM solution for .NET building on NHibernate. After an introductio...

Anonymous Scopes
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 05 Jun 08

The scoped method allows you to generate named scopes on the fly. In this episode I show how to use anonymous scopes to improve the conditional logic which was used in the previous episode on advanced search form.

Advanced Search Form
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 05 Jun 08

If you need to create an advanced search with a lot of fields, it may not be ideal to use a GET request as I showed in episode 37. In this episode I will show you how to handle this by creating a Search resource

named_scope
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 05 Jun 08

The named_scope method in Rails 2.1 makes performing finds on models very elegant and convenient. See how in this episode.

More on ActiveResource
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 21 Mar 08

See how to handle authentication and custom actions using ActiveResource in this episode.

ActiveResource Basics
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 21 Mar 08

ActiveResource allows you to easily communicate between multiple Rails applications. See how in this episode.

Hacking ActiveRecord
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 27 Aug 07

Have you ever wanted to temporarily disable all validations? Well, ActiveRecord doesn't support this, but that doesn't mean we can't add it. This episode will show you how to open up an existing class and change its behavior.

Optimistic Locking
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 22 Jul 07

When two people attempt to update the same record near the same time, one of the updates will likely be overwritten. You can solve this problem with optimistic locking.

Performing Calculations on Models
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 20 May 07

Did you know ActiveRecord provides class methods for performing calculations on models? You can even use these methods through associations.