"CRUD table" from a model inside another (related) model's n

Hello list,

Let’s say I have a User model and then a UserPermissions model.

User has_many Permissions.

This is probably not a good design but it is just for the sake of
example
really.

I would like the UsersController new/edit action form to be something
like
the following:

url: host/users/new

New User

Name: _____________
(…)

Permissions

Manage Permissions for this User

Add Permisson

| object | level |
| obj1 | 2 | Delete | Modify
| obj2 | 1 | Delete | Modify

User Address_________________
(…)

Back Create

As the User and Permissions table are related, the “Permissions table”
would
have all the permissions of the user being edited or created (A simple
Permission.find_all_by_user_id(:id) would do).

However, I’m not sure if this is a good GUI pattern and if yes how could
I
implement it… I think that the only viable way would be by using Ajax.
I’ve been looking at ActiveScaffold and it might be a good and fast way
to
create this kind of interface pattern, however, I did some quick testes
with
the render :active_scaffold and it doesn’t seem to work well under the
new/edit html form.

Any suggestions would be highly appreciated.

Thanks in advance!

Marcelo.

HI Marcelo

Have you tried nested scaffolds in AS ?

On Sep 24, 11:50 am, “Marcelo de Moraes S.” [email protected]

Hi CCH, Thanks a lot for the reply,

Have you tried nested scaffolds in AS ?

No, I haven’t, I will have a look right now.

Thanks.

Marcelo.

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