i’m starting on a rails app that will hopefully make machine maintenance
much easier at my work. i have a few general questions about what
approach to take in the design.
for each machine the app maintains, it loads a networking library,
connects to the machine and returns an object of that machine. commands
to that machine are run via instance methods of the object. different
machines use different versions of the networking library.
once i’ve created the machine object, how do i pass it back and forth
between actions? the rails documentation is very jumbled when it comes