I am trying to add a new entry in my database for a model that has a belongs_to relationship. I have 2 models, Jobs and Clients.
It was easy enough to find tutorial on how to set up the association between these two (using has_many and belongs_to), but I can't seem to find any examples where the association is actually used.
In my code, I am trying to create a new job for the first client. The jobs model has an attribute for client_id, and I know I can probably just manually fill the attribute, but there has to be some ruby convention to easily accomplish this.
Job.create(:client_id => 1, :subject => "Test", :description => "This is a test")
class Job < ActiveRecord::Base
attr_accessible :actual_time, :assigned_at, :client_id, :completed_at, :estimated_time, :location, :responded_at, :runner_id, :status, :subject, :description
class Client < User
class User < ActiveRecord::Base
attr_accessible :name, :cell, :email, :pref
create on the
jobs collection of the client:
c = Client.find(1) c.jobs.create(:subject => "Test", :description => "This is a test")