22 May '12, 1pm

He's on a roll! @kplawver on ActiveRecord finding and indexing on the @railsmachine blog.

Finding and Indexing: You May Be Doing It Wrong Posted by Kevin Lawver on May 22, 2012 | 0 comments Rails makes building dynamic web apps a lot easier than it used to be. ActiveRecord lulls us into a false sense of security. We relax, thinking that ActiveRecord will always be there to do the right thing and fill our lives with SQL -scented unicorns and rainbows. Oh, but there’s a dark side to ActiveRecord, dear reader! Yes, it makes it easier to put thing in our database, get them back out, update and destroy them, but it also makes shooting yourself in the foot easier too . How, you ask? I’ll tell you ! Like I said in my last post, I’m the new guy here at Rails Machine. I’ve been here a little over a month, and in that time, I’ve seen two ActiveRecord no-no’s that I thought everyone knew not to do. So, in an effort to make the web a better place, I’m going to tell you abo...

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