19 December 2012
If you look at
lib/tasks directory in your Rails app, you probably will find few
.rake files. Those files allow you to run custom rake command like
If you look at those files, you might find that some of them look like this:
:environment your task will run will full Rails environment loaded. That’s why you can do
User.first.name if you have a User model. If you do it this way:
Then execute the task:
I tend to forget to include
:environment then smack my head when I see the
uninitialized constant error.
Depending on what you want to do, you should choose to load environment or not, accordingly.