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Defaults

Instalation

Just run gem install defaults

Usage

Add the method call defaults to your model.

class Page < ActiveRecord::Base
  defaults :title => "New page", :body => "Put your text here"
end

Attributes will be set only if it's a new record and the attribute is blank.

Retrieve the default attribute with the default_for instance method:

@page.default_for(:title)

You can pass Proc as attribute:

defaults :expires_at => proc { Time.now }

You can override the default attributes as follow:

Page.default_options = {:title => "Here's your new page", :body => "Write your page text"}

Maintainer

License

(The MIT License)

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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