Hi @ all,
we are developing an application consisting of several components. these
components will be connected inside a mountable engine. our component
has to interact with another component and we would like to connect two
of the database tables with a has_many and belongs_to relation.
lets assume we have only two apps inside this mountable engine:
festivalmanagement and usermanagement
inside the festivalmanagement exist a model ticket and we have the
relation, that each user can have many tickets and each ticket belongs
to one user. the ticket is a model of the festivalmanagement
what we would like to do is getting informations about the user by doing
id = @ticket.user.id
name = ticket.user.name
and so on…
so we want to have a direkt possibility to ask for the attributes of a
user, which is not part of our app.
of course we can do a select statement by using the user id of a ticket
(the user id is part of the database table tickets),
but we thought that there should exist a more beautiful possibility.
is it enough just to add
to the user model and
to the ticket model?
hope someone can help me.