[ANN] mongo_translatable gem, a Ruby on Rails engine for MongoDB backed model translations, is out


Hi everyone,

Apologies for the cross posting…

We’ve been using mongo_translatable for awhile as a part of a feature
in Kete (an
open source Rails app, http://kete.net.nz) for a content translation
add-on for awhile now. Thought it was about time to share.

From the README:

Rails specific I18n model localization meant to tie-in to existing
ActiveRecord models, ala Globalize2, backed by MongoDB rather than an

Here’s how to get it:

gem install mongo_translatable # install mongodb and mongo_mapper first

Project information can be found on github:

Thanks to Te Reo o Taranaki, the Chinese Association of New Zealand
Auckland Branch, and Auckland City Libraries for funding the work.

Walter McGinnis
Kete Project Lead
Katipo Communications, Ltd. (http://katipo.co.nz)