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seed-fu

1.19
Seed Fu is an attempt to once and for all solve the problem of inserting and maintaining seed data in a database. It uses a variety of techniques gathered from various places around the web and combines them to create what is hopefully the most robust seed data system around.
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2,956,398
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996
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141
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21

seedbank

0.63
Extends Rails seeds to split out complex seeds into multiple files and lets each environment have it's own seeds.
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1,147,093
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904
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67
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16

populator

0.28
Mass populate an Active Record database.
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433,457
Stars
385
Forks
43
Watchers
7

sevenwire/bootstrapper

0.1
A Rails plugin to assist in bootstrapping and seeding your database.
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59
Forks
20
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5

ffmike/db-populate

0.08
Manage seed data for Rails projects
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64
Forks
14
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2

seed_dumper

0.05
Create seed files for each model from your database data.
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16,056
Stars
50
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18
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4

has_alter_ego

0.01
has_alter_ego makes it possible to keep seed and live data transparently in parallel. In contrast to other seed data approaches has_alter_ego synchronizes the seed definitions with your database objects automagically unless you've overridden it in the database.
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21,337
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3
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0
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1
 Releases
Total releases
9
First release
Latest release

dibber

0.01
Packages up code needed to pull data from YAML files when seeding, and adds a process log.
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23,146
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3
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1
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1