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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.
You want to authenticate the user with the provided password. Use the authenticate method with the password param.
Thank you! That helped!
Same issue, why won't this work?
if user && user.authenticate(params[:password])