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Ryan Bigg authored December 29, 2010

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 |PUT          |/photos/:id       |update   |update a specific photo                      |
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 |DELETE       |/photos/:id       |destroy  |delete a specific photo                      |
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+NOTE: Rails routes are matched in the order they are specified, so if you have a +resources :photos+ above a +get 'photos/poll'+ the +show+ action's route for the +resources+ line will be matched before the +get+ line. To fix this, move the +get+ line *above* the +resources+ line so that it is matched first.
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 h4. Paths and URLs
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 Creating a resourceful route will also expose a number of helpers to the controllers in your application. In the case of +resources :photos+:

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