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Building rails app - creating authentication system

get error message for " undefined method `name' " after launching rails server

5 Answers

Jody Albritton
Jody Albritton
Courses Plus Student 5,497 Points

Somewhere in your code a request is being made to "something.name". This message means that .name is undefined. Did you mean username?

@Jason Tran - definitely give what @Jody Albritton suggested you try a whirl. If it doesn't work for you mind taking a screenshot of the error and shoot me an email directly at help@teamtreehouse.com and I'll see what the teaching team suggests ^^

Creating an authentication system. Are you using Devise?

Gonzalo Vázquez
Gonzalo Vázquez
5,507 Points


I am receiving the same error.

NoMethodError in Statuses#new

undefined method `name' for #<Status:0x007f1450b5fc50>

I followed the tutorial until Build a Simple Ruby on Rails Application > Creating an Authentication System > Migrating Statuses. After launching my rails server and trying to post a new status I receive the error message above.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you.

I, too, am receiving the same error!

Please advise.