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Virtual Generated Columns in Rails with ActiveRecord

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Hi, I'm Chris. I'm the creator of GoRails, Hatchbox.io and Jumpstart. I spend my time creating tutorials and tools to help Ruby on Rails developers build apps better and faster.

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Rails' ActiveRecord supports virtual generated columns in the database. For example, you can use these for converting numbers like degrees Celsius to Fahrenheit. These columns are saved with the regular table data and allows you to query against them.

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