I got my first pull request accepted into Rails master
Sep
09

Yesterday I got my first pull request accepted into Rails master. This is a great sensation! It feels nice to contribute back to the community that has given me so much.

This particular pull request adds a new first_or_create method to Active Record that let’s you write code like this:

This is much clearer than the old find_or_create_by_first_name method that used to look like this:

I think I’m going to keep writing push requests for Rails from time to time.

Hope you like it!