Help needed on update_attributes


Here is my code to update an attribute of one record:

@person = Person.find($person_id)

@person.update_attribute(:FIRST_NAME , “ANDY”)

It did not update the FRIST_NAME Bryan to ANDY in the database table,
but it did change in @person variable.

Any idea???



I forget that the database is HeidiSQL.

Is your first_name column in your db really all caps? This is not the
Ruby/Rails convention by the way… all upper should be saved for


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