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How to force and test POST vs GET methods for dangerous actions in Rails

By Peter Cooper / June 18, 2006

mly from looks at how to quickly protect certain controller actions from GET requests in Rails, and presents a couple of useful test helpers to make testing for POST vs GET compliance simple. His code lets you then do a simple test like so:

def test_update__with_get
  assert_method_not_allowed(:update, {:good => :post, :bad => :get})

This test ensures that 'update' will only accept a POST request and not a GET.

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