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Rails Getting Started (and hooked)

Active Record supplies a great deal of functionality to your Rails models for free

sales pitch in railsstart-tutorial to make me buy into it #scnr

"Five Active Record Features You Should Be Using"

Having some background in django, the post Five Active Record Features You Should Be Using very much reminds me of what I used to do in django. There are definitely nice things that you can do with the Active Record ORM. Just .unscoped is a bit hairy I think, it glues tape on a whole that was dug before, instead of closing the whole ... rant over.