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Custom Accessors

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class Song < ActiveRecord::Base
  # Uses an integer of seconds to hold the length of the song

  def length=(minutes)
    write_attribute("length", minutes * 60)
  end

  def length
    read_attribute("length") / 60
  end
end
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