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From Julian Doherty <>
Subject Re: connect Ruby on Rails app to Couchdb, using library or just plain http connection ?
Date Sun, 22 Aug 2010 05:49:19 GMT
I've used the couchrest gem, and the couchrest-rails plugin before with a
lot of success. There are other's out there that do more apparently, but
couchrest stays pretty close to the metal while still being easy to work

On 22 August 2010 15:33, Aditya Agustyana <> wrote:

> Hi All
> it's the first time i post an email in here :), so let me introduce
> myself, i'm Aditya, a Ruby on Rails (RoR) developer and a long time
> SQL user
> days ago, i decided to learn something new, and i found "NoSql" as new
> kids on the block in database area, it seems fun to learn any other
> paradigm beside SQL
> so i picked apache couchdb and install it in my Mac, now i'm ready to
> develop my personal project using RoR & CouchDB
> in Ruby world, there are bunch of CouchDb library that can be used to
> connect to RoR, i found couchrest & couch potato seems pretty
> interesting
> i read the couchdb tutorial a bit, and it's suprise me, because the
> data can be accessed from HTTP directly
> this fact actually made me think, if there a way to access couchdb
> data directly, why do we need some kind of library as "middleware"  ?
> i mean in OLD days sql, it's imposible to connect  from Programming
> Language to Database directly, so that's why they create
> driver/library for it
> so i need any advise from you guys, which path i need to choose, using
> plain http connection or using a library ?, to connect Rails App to
> Couch Db
> any advise is much appreciated
> *apologize for my bad english, it isn't my main language*
> regards
> Aditya
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