Forum: Ruby on Rails NoMethodError: undefined method `expenses'

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Andrew R. (Guest)
on 2009-01-29 07:22
I am trying to figure out why I am receiving the following error.  I am
following an Apple Developers Rail Application tutorial.

>> event.expenses.create(:vendor => vendor1, :amount =>75.00)
NameError: undefined local variable or method `vendor1' for
  from (irb):2

Here is what I have for the models

class Event < ActiveRecord::Base
  validates_presence_of :name
  validates_numericality_of :budget, :greater_than => 0.0

  has_many :expenses
  has_many :vendors, :through => :expenses


class Expense < ActiveRecord::Base
  belongs_to :event
  belongs_to :vendor


class Vendor < ActiveRecord::Base
  has_many :expenses
  has_many :events, :through => :expenses

I read another post where they had issues with Xcode not saving and
having to restart terminal.  I have done both and everything looks
Thanks in advance for any help!
Eric (Guest)
on 2009-01-29 08:50
(Received via mailing list)
UMQ: Use More Quotes!

:vendor => "vendor1", :amount => "75.00"

On Jan 28, 9:22 pm, Andrew R. <removed_email_address@domain.invalid>
Julian L. (Guest)
on 2009-01-29 13:47
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Link? The reason is you're using a temporary variable you haven't set
to any value before you're using it. You probably want a string
'vendor1' rather than vendor1 which is a temp variable.

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On 29/01/2009, at 4:22 PM, Andrew R. <rails-mailing-list@andreas-
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