Can somebody please explain more what this means? I know CC explained it, but found the explanation to be very brief. Hopefully a more elaborate explanation would help.
<%= form_for(:session, url: login_path) do |f| %>
says to the computer “Create me a form for the
sessions controller, and submit it to the URL
login_path which was defined in
Also, a quick search brought up several documentation pages which looked helpful.
Thanks Zeke, I'm assuming create a form using the create method within the sessions controller? Still trying to grasp the login_path. Is the login path for this located in the views/sessions/new.html.erb file?
I'm assuming create a form using the create method within the sessions controller?
Is the login path for this located in the views/sessions/new.html.erb file?
login_pathwhich was defined in
It's the thing that says
as: :login_path (or something similar) in the
Nothing in my routes file says as: :login_path , below is how my routes file shows...
Rails.application.routes.draw do root 'albums#index' get 'albums' => 'albums#index' get 'albums/new' => 'albums#new' get 'albums/:id' => 'albums#show', as: :album post 'albums' => 'albums#create' get 'signup' => 'users#new' resources :users get '/login' => 'sessions#new' post '/login' => 'sessions#create'
@jaydacoder In that case, something weird is going on, or it's been a little too long since I went through this course
It seems to be an automatically created URL helper by Rails; I'm not sure where you would look to see the code for it.
@jaydacoder login_path refer to Post ‘/login’ in your routes
whenever you use a form_for helper in Rails, it will automatically use the POST variant of your routes
for more info https://stackoverflow.com/questions/24375454/whats-the-meaning-of-url-path-in-form-for