Using Ruby Fixtures at the Console
At the risk of showing how (not) far I am along the learning curve given my Month of Sundays Rails project, here’s a great beginner sort of rails tip I found on how to load fixtures into the console.
The meat of it is this, which I like because it simultaneously shows you how to set up your environment correctly for the console, and for rake. Not a bad little tutorial for two lines worth of stuff:
rake db:fixtures:load RAILS_ENV=test