Composite primary keys for Active Record

Posted by David, July 30, 2006 @ 3:37 pm in Sightings

Dr Nic Williams has charged one of the major strongholds of legacy database compatibility with Rails, composite primary keys support. By installing his nimble plugin, you get a very natural API for mapping those blasted composites using set_primary_keys and an array of keys.

It’s still a work in progress, but if you have to deal with a legacy database and want to use Rails, this might just be your ticket in.