Simplifies dealing with money values in the database. Successor to the money gem. Extracted from Shopify.
= Money Column Rails plugin that makes handling of money values in the database convenient. On assignment the money column will parse the input and apply heuristics to normalize oddball user input. Extracted from Shopify and has seen years of production use. = Example use class Product < ActiveRecord::Base money_column :price end sneakers = Product.new :price => '$199.95' sneakers.price #=> #<Money value:199.95> = Database All money values need to be declared as decimal columns. Just go for it. It will safe you from a world of trouble. create_table "products" do |t| t.string "title" t.decimal "price", :precision => 10, :scale => 2, :default => 0.0 end