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Sebastian Nitu
Sebastian Nitu
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RoR + SQL - Any Plans?

Hello everyone,

Are there any plans of for future integration of SLQ with RoR? I know it's been said that the PHP track will get this sometime this year, but what about the Ruby on Rails class?

2 Answers

Convention over Configuration is the whole point of Rails. You aren't usually interacting directly with the database using SQL or a derivative, but using helpful, intuitive Rails commands to query the database.

Example: zombie = Zombie.find(3) finds the row in the zombies table with the id is 3

The rails guide on Active Record Querying provides the methods to query your database using Active Record as well as the SQL equivalent queries.