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Run bundle install with the –binstubs option

It’s been a little while that I have decided to always extract my gem binaries into my rails application “bin” path. That way, I always execute binaries by specifying the relative path. For example “./bin/rails g model User”. At first I wasn’t sure about the idea. I was like: “Wait a minute! I will have [...]

Nested has_many :through

Hi (Oh my God… he just started his blog post with ‘Hi’), Did you know that as of Rails 3.1, you can have nested has_many :through clauses in your models? Here is a concrete example to understand what I mean:

How To Strip Insignificant Zeros From a Float In Rails

I had a float attribute in a Rails application and wanted to strip non-significant zeros when displaying it on a page. With the number_with_precision helper from ActionView, that’s a trivial thing: