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pg guide, inet code example. [ci skip]

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1 parent d2061a2 commit 71e8adc35411ab6b357a6f97207da4d93c4fd627 @senny senny committed May 8, 2014
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  1. +29 −3 guides/source/active_record_postgresql.md
@@ -12,10 +12,9 @@ It describes how to properly setup Active Record for PostgreSQL.
After reading this guide, you will know:
-
* How to use PostgreSQL's datatypes.
-* How to use UUID Primary keys.
-* How to implement Full text search with PostgreSQL.
+* How to use UUID primary keys.
+* How to implement full text search with PostgreSQL.
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@@ -291,6 +290,33 @@ user.save!
The types `inet` and `cidr` are mapped to Ruby [`IPAddr`](http://www.ruby-doc.org/stdlib-2.1.1/libdoc/ipaddr/rdoc/IPAddr.html) objects. The
`macaddr` type is mapped to normal text.
+```ruby
+# db/migrate/20140508144913_create_devices.rb
+create_table(:devices, force: true) do |t|
+ t.inet 'ip'
+ t.cidr 'network'
+ t.macaddr 'address'
+end
+
+# app/models/device.rb
+class Device < ActiveRecord::Base
+end
+
+# Usage
+macbook = Device.create(ip: "192.168.1.12",
+ network: "192.168.2.0/24",
+ address: "32:01:16:6d:05:ef")
+
+macbook.ip
+# => #<IPAddr: IPv4:192.168.1.12/255.255.255.255>
+
+macbook.network
+# => #<IPAddr: IPv4:192.168.2.0/255.255.255.0>
+
+macbook.address
+# => "32:01:16:6d:05:ef"
+```
+
### Geometric Types
* [type definition](http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/datatype-geometric.html)

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