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Masroor Hussain

Thanks for compiling this helpful article!
Another very helpful thing which one can do is to generate an ERD(Entity Relationship Diagram) for the project(considering that it's SQL based). This can be easily done using a gem which will extract the ERD with relationships and attributes of all the ActiveRecord models being used in the project.
Here is the gem

Best of luck!

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Thiago Araujo Author

you're right, ERDs are really useful, specially on larger projects. Thanks for the suggestion!