Episode #184: Sequel, Postgres, JSON

JSON has become the de facto standard data interchange format for web services.

Have you ever found yourself wanting to throw raw JSON service responses into a data store and not worry about mapping them to a local schema and native data types until later on?

Have you balked at the extra complexity of adding a document database to your application?

Happily, if you're using PostgreSQL, you already have everything you need to store, query, and transform JSON data. In this episode, you'll learn how to use PostgreSQL JSON queries, in conjunction with the Ruby Sequel gem, to work with JSON data within your existing SQL database.


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