Building an ORM with AReL: Walking up the (AS)Tree

A session at GoGaRuCo 2014

Saturday 20th September, 2014

10:45am to 11:15am (PST)

We all love ActiveRecord. Its amazing.

But how exactly does ActiveRecord handle generating complex SQL queries? How Joins, Associations and Table Relations are handled?

Most of this raw power comes from ARel. ARel is packed up with many features for complex query generation.

Lets build our own ORM on top of ARel to see it in action.

In the process we will also explore about how ActiveRecord hooks up with ARel.

This talk describes Relational Algebra, Object and Collection modelling of ARel using a tiny ORM at its base. At the end of talk you will be equipped with better understanding of ARel and AR as an ORM.

About the speakers

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Vipul A M

Security, J/Ruby, Rails, JVM, Student for Eternity.

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Prathamesh Sonpatki

https://github.com/prathamesh-sonpatki bio from Twitter

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Time 10:45am11:15am PST

Date Sat 20th September 2014

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