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Hi, I am Jan. This is my old Ruby blog. I still post about Ruby, but I now do it on You should also install Irbtools to improve your IRB.

Three little tips for slimmer Rails migrations

Rails migrations are easy to understand and easy to write. However, you can save some unnecessary key strokes by applying these three tips :)


The has_many_booleans Rails plugin

has_many_booleans is an ActiveRecord plugin which creates virtual boolean attributes for a model. When the object gets saved, the plugin transforms all attributes into a single integer, using a bitset. So you can easily add new attributes without changing the database structure.