Category Archives: Models

Auto Generate Factories for your Models

My good friend and colleague DS filled me in on a little trick that I’d like to share. When testing, it’s a good idea to have factories written for each model. Now, if your model is already created, you’ll have to spin up that factory manually. But how about ensuring your factories are created with each new model you generate?

Enters this nifty bit of code you can add to your config/application.rb file, within the Application class:

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Rails Mass Assignment Error/Security

When creating a form in Ruby on Rails, you’re offering an end user a way to save data to your database. But that end user could be anyone. It could be someone who is using your site as intended, or, someone who is trying to hack into your system and ruin your life.

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