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A Survey of Surprisingly Difficult Things – RailsConf 2017

by Alex Boster

Published April 26, 2017 in Programming

Many seemingly simple "real-world" things end up being much more complicated than anticipated, especially if it's a developer's first time dealing with that particular thing. Classic examples include money and currency, time, addresses, human names, and so on. We will survey a number of these common areas and the state of best practices, or lack thereof, for handling them in Rails.