Thanks guys,

That helped get rid of a lot of code.

Dave

On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 10:22 AM, Magnus Holm <judo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> params is simply Rails' version of @input.
> If you name your keys "user[id]" and "user[name]" in the HTML, then
> @input.user should contain a Hash like { 'id' => ..., 'name' => ... } (maybe
> the keys are Symbols; I don't remember at the moment)
> //Magnus Holm
>
>
> On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 15:50, David Susco <dsu...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Thanks, I've gotten it to work.
>>
>> On this part though: @user = User.new params[:user
>>
>> Is the closing bracket missing? Is params something from Rails that
>> allows you to create the user instance variable all in one line
>> instead of doing something like this:
>>
>> @user = User.new(
>>  :id => input.id,
>>  :name => input.name,
>>  ...
>> )
>>
>> Can I use it in a camping app relatively easily?
>>
>> Dave
>>
>> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 5:27 PM, Eric Mill <kproject...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > In my create actions, I customarily do like
>> >
>> > @user = User.new params[:user
>> > if @user.save
>> >  ...
>> > else
>> >  ...
>> > end
>> >
>> > But update_attributes should also return true or false, I believe.
>> >
>> > On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 4:42 PM, David Susco <dsu...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> So, in my crud controllers, should I be using calls to save instead of
>> >> create and update_attributes? As those just return the object, and not
>> >> true of false based on my validations.
>> >>
>> >> Dave
>> >>
>> >> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 4:30 PM, Eric Mill <kproject...@gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>> Yeah, but in practice, you'd call @user.save, which internally calls
>> >>> #valid?, and returns true or false on whether the object was saved or
>> >>> not. If the object wasn't saved, @user.errors is populated with the
>> >>> error messages.
>> >>>
>> >>> -- Eric
>> >>>
>> >>> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 4:03 PM, Magnus Holm <judo...@gmail.com>
>> >>> wrote:
>> >>>> I'm a little rusty on AR at the moment, but I think it looks
>> >>>> something like
>> >>>> this:
>> >>>> In the controller:
>> >>>> if @user.valid?
>> >>>>   # everything is fine
>> >>>> else
>> >>>>   # ops! @user.errors contains the errors
>> >>>> end
>> >>>> //Magnus Holm
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 19:43, David Susco <dsu...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> Can ActiveRecord::Validations::ClassMethods be used to provide
>> >>>>> feedback to the user? I noticed the tepee example uses
>> >>>>> "validates_uniqueness_of ". If the title isn't unique however
>> >>>>> nothing
>> >>>>> is written and the user is never notified.
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> Does anyone have an example or two of how I could go about informing
>> >>>>> the user that the title they entered was not unique and they need to
>> >>>>> enter another?
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> --
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