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Incorrect setup for Model associations

Masud Hossain asked in Databases

I feel these associations are incorrectly set up. It's a bit similar to Trello, except I'm adding in a 'client' model too. The main part that's confusing to me is the fact user.rb, it's just bugging me.

What it's suppose to do:

  1. A user can create a business and belong to it as an employee.
  2. A business can have multiple employees (and a user belongs to that specific employee).
  3. A business can have multiple clients (and a user belongs to that specific client).

Is there a more efficient way to set this up?


@Tabish Iqbal,

do you mind showing me how the models would be set up? I don't seem to understand how the self joins would work in this case.

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