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Benjamin Botwin
Benjamin Botwin
13,434 Points

Why separate the devise routes blocks?

Why would you write this

  as :user do
      get '/register', to: 'devise/registrations#new', as: :register
      get '/login', to: 'devise/sessions#new', as: :login
      get '/logout', to: 'devise/sessions#destroy', as: :logout

  devise_for :users, skip: [:sessions]

  as :user do
    get "/login" => 'devise/sessions#new', as: :new_user_session
    post "/login" => 'devise/sessions#create', as: :user_session
    delete "/logout" => 'devise/sessions#destroy', as: :destroy_user_session

Why not put all of it in one as :user do block and put devise_for :user... before it all?

EDIT: I can't seem to get the formatting right. Sorry.

1 Answer

Jason Seifer
Jason Seifer
Treehouse Guest Teacher

Hey Benjamin Botwin you can definitely do that. We did it in two parts to make the videos a little easier to follow along with. Great question!