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Adapter for ActiveRecord models
class Product < ActiveRecord::Base include end Product.import(path_to_xml_or_csv_file)
It sends the given file to a parser and then imports detected objects. Instead of simply inserting all detected objects to database, the importer tries to determine wheter a detected object already exists. If so, the object is only updated, otherwise a new object is created.
To change the way how importer checks for existing objects (or to turn off this behavior completely) override
find_on_import method. The default behavior now is to try to find existing object by detected object's id.
By default the detected object's attributes hash is literally assigned to a soon-to-be-saved object. If there is a need for more sophisticated behavior, simply override
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Class Method Summary collapse
Class Method Details
.included(base) ⇒ Object
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# File 'lib/importer/adapters/active_record_adapter.rb', line 28 def included(base) base.send(:include, ) base.send(:extend, ) end