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Displaying ActiveResource errors

January 4, 2011

Being a Rails newbie, I was pleased to learn that errors returned from an ActiveResource object can be displayed in exactly the same way as for an ActiveResource object, e.g:

<%= error_messages_for 'account' %>

Even better is to do something like the following:

<%= error_messages_for 'account',
:header_message => "We couldn't update your billing information.",
:message => "The following fields were problematic:",
:header_tag => :h2 %>

which removes that terse “X errors prohibited this Y from being saved” and formats things a bit more nicely.



From → rails, ruby

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