Some time ago I had issues with the `annotate` gem - specifically with auto-annotating models after a `db:migrate` and with some PostgreSQL-specific datatypes (annotate just failed on these). So I wrote an alternative - https://github.com/7even/ac..., it uses the ActiveRecord schema dumper so it can annotate everything you can see in your `db/schema.rb` in the same familiar syntax (both table fields and indexes). It doesn't annotate neither routes nor unit tests though because I didn't need those.
I've installed annotate on Rails 5,but I noticed when I run the g annotate:install that it creates a .rake file. Is it ok to use this on rails 5, because as far as I know the rake is depricated and use rails instead
Rake isn't deprecated, they just added a way for you to call it with the rails command so it's less confusing when to use rake vs rails commands. It still functions exactly the same, just simpler now. 🙌
Yep, shouldn't have a problem. You can always check out their GitHub if you run into issues.
Great content, really helpful. Here is my thought on the gem - https://www.inkoop.in/blog/how-to-use-annotate-gem/.
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