When using link_to_remote, I’d like to pass along some auxiliary data in
the request. It’s a hash of dynamic data that can change with each
But I get an error when rails trying to “stringify” the hash.
For the regular link_to, it works because it turns the hash into a
regular GET-like query string.
I’m expecting to be able to get my hash as
params[:myhash] # => my hash data
inside my controller action, but this only works for link_to, not
My workaround was to write my own helper method to convert the hash into
a querystring-looking string, and then to de-stringify inside the
But I feel like I must be reinventing the wheel. What’s the correct way
to pass a hash to my controller in an ajax call?