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Episode #318

October 30th, 2012

Passenger 4 beta, new Rails 4 features, some great Ruby learning resources and more!


Preview of Rails 4 Strong Parameters

So one of the mantras of the Rails community is to always use attr_accessible... If you don’t use it, anyone can make assignments to any attribute on your model by hacking the form parameters.

Rails 4 is going to fix this vulnerability with “Strong Parameters”. Gant Laborde has written a blog post covering the forthcoming changes.

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