I’m new to rails so this will be a noob question.
Let’s say I scaffold sth. named “foos”.
Rails generates a controller named foos_controller.rb with index,
show, new, edit, create, update and destroy.
The routes.rb contains
So, by visiting “/foos/new” I can create a new “foo”. By visiting /
foos/new/1 I get routed to the show action with the parameter id=1
that shows the contents of this object. Okay, i get that.
But, what happens when I go to “/foos/1/edit”. This is not matching
“map.connect ‘:controller/:action/:id’” since action and id are
switched. Is scaffold doing some magic here, that I can’t find in the
sources? When I add a method, say “my_edit” with the exact content of
the “edit” method, i get “Unknown action No action responded to 1.”,
what I expected because my URI is not matching the map.connect in the
How does rails know the routing of /foos/1/edit without the
When i want to create something like that, how do I do that?
Sorry for my poor english.
Greetings from germany.