On Feb 6, 2007, at 1:05 PM, shawn bright wrote:

> Hello there all,
> i have used rails to build our company website, and i loved it.
> i have a lot of maintenace scripts to run through cron and i would  
> really
> dig being able to do it with active record.
>
> Does anyone know of some good helper docs out there or tutorials  
> ( or even a
> book ) that would allow me to get the hang of using active record  
> without
> rails ?
> or is there a better orm for mysql without being tied to a web  
> server ?

I just created some simple documentation on this in the last week.  
You can find it at http://www.ociweb.com/mark/ActiveRecord.html. This  
page also discusses using ActiveRecord from Java through JRuby.

I'm open to any feedback on this page!