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Writing a one-time script in Rails

Have you ever wanted to import a bunch of data into your app from a CSV file? Or maybe you need to fix badly encoded characters in some of your customer reviews. These are “ad-hoc tasks.” As in, you probably only need to run them once. So what’s the best way to handle an ad-hoc task in Rails?

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This post was reported by a user. In error or anyone want to bring up a problem with this item? :)

@PETER COOPER: Probably reported in error, IMHO the article is helpful.

Justin Weiss’s articles are always great.

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