FAQ: Getting Started - Controller


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Instructions say

add a method home : ```ruby class PagesController < ApplicationController

def home end


but where does that ‘ruby’ come from? The solution didn’t have it.
And I see no reason why it should be there.

unless I’m over thinking this, I tried to add that method by typing into the console:

vim app/controllers/pages_controller.rb**

Then from the vim editor:

class PagesController < ApplicationController

def home end #added this line


Is this not correct?

I took the instructions literally. Forgot to add indents. Correct solution as follows:

class PagesController < ApplicationController 
    def home 


Why does my page look like this?