How is form data sent to the conntroller?

I’m trying to implement a bunch of checkboxes whose value I need to use
to process more code without updating the db.

This is my code to for the checkbox in my view
input type=checkbox id=<>_selected

I guess my question is, when I’m back in the controller, how do I get at
the actual value (checked or unchecked)? It doesn’t seem like that’s an

The form values are returned in the hash-like object “params”.

So params[‘name’] would get you the value of the checkbox with a name of

Also, see the ActionView::Helpers::FormHelper page in the api at

Rails helpers can generate the checkbox code for you. check_box() is
for data going to or from a model object. check_box_tag() is for
non-model data.

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