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ActiveRecord 3+ auto-converts times to UTC by default. Hilarity ensues.

Remember how Rails 2 came with an awesome feature that broke all code using Time.now or Time.parse?

This behavior is now the default for Rails 3. Disable it by adding the following to your config/application.rb:

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config.active_record.default_timezone = :local config.active_record.time_zone_aware_attributes = false

By refactoring problematic code and creating automated tests, makandra can vastly improve the maintainability of your Rails application.

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Henning Koch
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