Selectively Seed Data From Seed.yml From Rails Console

Posted by Weston Ganger on May 29, 2015

I constantly find myself making a major change to a model and wanting to reseed only that models section from the seed.yml file in the rails console.

Open your rails console and run the following commands

seeds = YAML::load_file(Rails.root.join('db', 'seed.yml'))

This will seed only the ‘categories’ section of the seed.yml file

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