Rails - A Hidden Gem: Seed Dump

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  • faker

    A library for generating fake data such as names, addresses, and phone numbers. (by faker-ruby)

  • One of the gems that was covered in class is Faker. Faker is fantastic because it allows you to create and show off fake records with real-looking data. It's helpful for both practical testing, but also for taking screenshots and/or video for your amazing readme or demo.

  • Seed dump

    Rails 4/5 task to dump your data to db/seeds.rb

  • During the testing of this functionality, you're adding data to your database. Rather than resetting your database, what if you utilized the information you entered? What if this is how you could build your seed file, rather than creating it from scratch? Or what if you do some testing and just want to add a couple of live examples to your seed file? Enter Seed Dump.

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    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

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