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Hi Chris, thanks for this great video. One thing: I think the call to "render" needs to be surrounded by a call to "escape_javascript"(http://api.rubyonrails.org/.... For instance:

<li class="nav-item btn-group" data-behavior="notifications" data-notifications="&lt;%= escape_javascript(render template: "notifications/index", formats: [:json]) %&gt;">

Or, shorter, using the alias "j":

<li class="nav-item btn-group" data-behavior="notifications" data-notifications="&lt;%=j render template: "notifications/index", formats: [:json] %&gt;">

Otherwise, a quote character in the generated JSON can break your HTML.

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