On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 11:53 PM, Kevin <darkintent / gmail.com> wrote:

> There are times when I would like to use ActiveRecord outside of a
> Rails application, but I find it rather daunting that I would have to
> write all the rake tasks for migrating and so forth myself.  Which
> means I would have to take time to learn Rake before I can get to what
> I am actually trying to do.  Does anyone know of a gem that recreates
> most or all of the database related tasks for ActiveRecord without the
> other nonessential things?
>
>
I've had success using https://github.com/thuss/standalone-migrationsbefore.

Also, Rake isn't very difficult, it's a shallow DSL on top of normal Ruby,
there's only a handfull of things to know for 90% of use cases.