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Get DOM-friendly IDs from your Rails objects

By Peter Cooper / May 31, 2006

Another new article in Bruce's series shows you how to get DOM-friendly IDs from ActiveRecord. This is a solution nearly all Rails developers have implemented at some time or another:

<ul>
<% @entries.each do |entry| %>
  <li id='journal-entry-<%= entry.id %>'>
    <%= entry.body %>
  </li>
<% end %>
</ul>

But Bruce demonstrates a cleaner way..

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