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Ruby User Authentication with Rails Password Hashing and Sign In Creating the Sessions Controller

Password Hashing Quiz

The question is" Type the method that we would call on the user object to check the submitted password:"

Then here is the code they have:

user = User.find_by(email: params[:email]) if user && user. ___________________

What method are they talking about? I know I'm missing something simple.

3 Answers

You want to authenticate the user with the provided password. Use the authenticate method with the password param.

im having the same issue, i been working on this all day, i finish all the other videos but i cant figure this one out on this chapter of ruby,

Thank you! That helped!

Same issue, why won't this work?

if user && user.authenticate(params[:password])