Articles tagged with  oss

Ditch Your ORM

September 18, 2015 by Piotr Solnica

I’ve been promoting a functional approach in Ruby for a while now and even though it includes many different techniques and patterns, there’s this one idea, one fundamental idea that changes everything - immutability.

But what does it even mean in...

Encapsulating Business Transactions With Transflow

August 17, 2015 by Piotr Solnica

It’s a known fact that when you deal with a big problem it’s good to split it into smaller problems, solve them in isolation using separate components and use an integration layer to combine them into a single unit. Unfortunately it’s easier said than...

Importing Data With ROM and Transproc

July 15, 2015 by Piotr Solnica

Importing data into a database can be a complicated task. This process can be quite painful as you need to deal with data transformation, filling in missing information, specifying validation rules, handling errors and so on. Without proper tools to...

About the new ROM release and what happens next

November 24, 2014 by Piotr Solnica

Last month I wrote about rebooting ROM project and today I’m very happy that after almost 300 commits I pushed Ruby Object Mapper 0.3.0 to It’s a big milestone as the project enters a new path and ships with a complete support for SQL...

Ruby Object Mapper Reboot

October 23, 2014 by Piotr Solnica
Rewrite is done. You can read more about it here.

I’d like to let you know that after a couple years of work and a lot of thinking I decided to “reboot” ROM project. This decision was not easy and it has a lot of implications but it’s going...

Help Us Build ROM

May 17, 2014 by Piotr Solnica

Many people have been asking me how they can help us build ROM. This was the hardest question I’ve heard next to “when will it be ready?”. My usual reply was suggesting to join our IRC channel and talk but it really isn’t a good answer as it’s difficult...

Custom RSpec-2 Matchers

January 14, 2011 by Piotr Solnica

RSpec is one of my favorite tools. I have literally fallen in love with this fantastic BDD library, especially with its second version. While using RSpec I realized it teaches me how to write tests. Yes, exactly - learning RSpec DSL, its syntax and...

Rack Middleware Contest

October 12, 2009 by Piotr Solnica

CodeRack is a coding contest dreamed up by a group of the Ruby programmers at Lunar Logic Polska who were excited about the possibilities of Rack middleware. The team wants to encourage Ruby developers to explore the possibilities and what better way...