Forum: Ruby on Rails Importing database from legacy aplication

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9176b824181d1c3093d5fc92f7c2809f?d=identicon&s=25 Seer Taak (seertaak)
on 2007-05-23 15:46

I'm rebuilding from scratch a legacy application from php/mysql to

At some point I'm going to have to import the data from the legacy
application. One of the reasons for rebuilding is the badly implemented
Also I will have to map the old column names with the new ones and
convert the encoding from ISO-8859-1 to UTF-8.

Should I use migrations or a standalone script for that?
Where should I implement the tests?

Thanks in advance
9176b824181d1c3093d5fc92f7c2809f?d=identicon&s=25 Seer Taak (seertaak)
on 2007-05-24 17:59

I have tried to find posts relating this question but I didn't really
tried the title of this post :p

There is some info out there
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