Get A Records Rank In Rails

Posted By Weston Ganger

I wanted to retrieve a users rank in a highscore leaderboard for a game.

Heres the simple way to get the rank.

# Method 1: Quick & Dirty

# Method 2: Much more efficient by only getting required column

# Method 3: Fastest Method
User.where("score <= ?", current_highscore).count

If anyone has a less expensive way of performing this operation I would love to hear about it.

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Article Topic:Software Development - Ruby / Rails

Date:November 23, 2015