A dumb library with a crappy name. It lets you use non-persisted objects as the targets of Rails' form_for. See this article for a description of the pattern.
I hacked this up for a project which may or may not still be using it, hence keeping it around, but this stab at the problem is probably a better bet.
class YourBackingObject < RailsFormBackingObjects::Base attribute(:some_attribute) #will set up attr_accessor and do nothing else attribute(:some_attribute) do |value| #apply whatever conversions you need here end end # in your controller @form_backing_object = YourBackingObject.new # in your view... <%= form_for @your_backing_object do |f| %> #this just works
Oh also, it's for Ruby >= 1.9 only.
- gem install rails_form_backing_objects
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