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Controller naming...

Alan Reid asked in Rails

Evening all,
So i have a question about naming controllers. Which would be best to use? MyOrder or MyOrders

Is it just the DB which get pluralised?

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It's convention to use the plural form for your controllers.

Example:
OrdersController -> app/controllers/orders_controller.rb, a model would be Order

If you think about it, when you define a route you most likely use resources :orders in that circumstance. Then Rails knows it's looking for an orders controller.

I hope that helps?

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Cheers Andrew,
Orders makes much more sense :D thanks

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