Built-in var. action_name for controllers?


#1

All,

In the Recipes for Rails Authentication recipe, there is a variable
named action_name that’s used to represent the current action.

Where does this come from?

Is there a similar variable for the current controller?

Thanks,
Wes


#2

Wes G. wrote:

In the Recipes for Rails Authentication recipe, there is a variable
named action_name that’s used to represent the current action.

Where does this come from?

It’s an attribute of ActionController.

Is there a similar variable for the current controller?

controller_name also an attribute of ActionContoller

Ray