On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 2:41 AM, Josh Cheek <josh.cheek / gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Thanks for the tip.