Forum: Ruby on Rails where do helper for a controller go?

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Heinz S. (Guest)
on 2009-04-23 13:23

I just wanna make sure I'm right... I need to DRY my controller that's
why I put the code of 2 different actions into one action but I'm not
sure where to put it... in the controller under private? in the helper?
in the lib?

I'd put it in a action under private in the same controller. Is that

Thanks for helping me with my confusion :)
Rafael Schaer { beYou media } (Guest)
on 2009-04-24 02:02
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Hi Heinz,

can you be more specific?
May be you could move it to your business logic, e.g.

On 23 Apr., 11:23, Heinz S. <removed_email_address@domain.invalid>
Py J. (Guest)
on 2009-04-24 03:41
Heinz, methods in the helpers will be available (included) in
the views, not in the controllers.
Check a nice open source project, like the Mephisto, so you can
see how more experienced railers solve such design problems.
Py J. (Guest)
on 2009-04-24 03:54
in fact, if you are beginning, Altered Beast is better (just got a nice
tip there :).
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