Aliasing Attributes in Ruby on Rails
Alias an attribute with alias_attribute method.
The first argument is the name for the new attribute, while the second argument is to identify the attribute that is already defined.
class User < ActiveRecord::Base
alias_attribute :username, :login
Install and Serve a Rails Application from PHP Subdirectory Using Apache, Phussion Passenger and Ruby Enterprise Edition
Here is how to install a Rails application out of a subdirectory (rather than as a subdomain) with the Apache web server(Apache2). In this example I'm going to use my own blog which is a Wordpress installation and serve a Rails application from the subdir...
Wildcard VirtualHost with Apache2
Set your ServerAlias directive to *.domain.tld - Here is a quick example.
Now everything.example.com and anything.example.co...