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Ruby Build a Simple Ruby on Rails Application Customizing Forms Creating Relationships

undefined method `last_name' for nil:NilClass


I get this error everytime i try to access the databse fields with this method: <%= @status.user.first_name %>

I' ve repeated all of the previous steps 3 times just to be sure that i'm not missing anything but unfortunately it doesn't work.

The message is: undefined method `last_name' for nil:NilClass

Extracted source: <p> <strong>Name:</strong> <%= @status.user.last_name %>


Do you have any ideas?

Thank you in advance!

1 Answer

Adam Burkenpas
Adam Burkenpas
23,559 Points

Jason, I am getting the same error. Though, I am running rails 4.1.1 and ruby 2.0.0. I also believe that my version of devise is different. This solution fixed it https://teamtreehouse.com/forum/error-when-doing-simple-ruby-on-rails-application