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ANN: Lafcadio 0.4.0
25 Sep 04 -
Lafcadio is an object-relational mapping layer for Ruby and MySQL. It lets you treat database rows like first-class Ruby objects, minimizing the amount of time you have to spend thinking about MySQL vagaries so you can spend more time thinking about your program’s logic.

Its features include:

These queries can be run against the MockObjectStore, meaning they can be unit-tested.

Lafcadio is production-ready and runs a number of websites, including, which more than 3 million hits a month.