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Anybody having trouble getting the data attribute working on rails 3.0.1?


There is an option within the facebook app admin screen, called authenticated referrals. So when a friend clicks a link posted on facebook by your app, they will be asked to allow access to the app before proceeding.

I am curious what the best way would be to basically do all the steps in this episode, authenticate, register, login, etc..but during this action:

The url that is passed into the app from authenticated users looks something like this:

which returns the code upon authentication.

How can I take that code, and basically do everything needed to get the omniauth hash...this doesn't seem to work:


Is there something special that oauth is doing in the callback URL that can't be done in other controller/actions?



Im using carrier wave to store uploaded files, but when I do a deploy, those files get overwritten and are not longer accessible, cause they are in previous releases...I know I could use something like a3 for file storage, but I don't really require that right now...

Any ideas on what I might be able to do copy the previous deploys "upload" dir back into the "current" app?



Thanks JP - I was using this:

RAILS_ENV=production bundle exec rails c

but your is much easier to type :)


Anybody know how to fire up the ruby console in the linode?


Hey Guys,

Ryan helped me figure this out...I was having issues installing mysql, so I had to manually install the gem:

apt-get install libmysqlclient-dev

then I changed the mysql socket in database.yml to:


Hope that helps anybody who runs into this issue.


Im getting this error with deploy:cold..any ideas?

failed: "sh -c 'cd /home/deployer/apps/burden_farming/releases/20120322200251 && bundle install --gemfile /home/deployer/apps/burden_farming/releases/20120322200251/Gemfile --path /home/deployer/apps/burden_farming/shared/bundle --deployment --quiet --without development test'" on


Anybody else getting:

undefined local variable or method `current_user'

I don't know why my helper method is not getting loaded..


first off: I am using rails 2.1.1 and ruby 1.8.7. I have the gem installed so I'm pretty sure that is all setup.

But here is my issue:

  1. I am building an API, and have defined specific routes for each API function. an example of one is:

map.ipad_push '/api/ipad/v1/push/user/:user_id.:format', :controller => 'api', :action => 'push'

I have my api_controller.rb, and an action defined in it called "push"

in views/api i have file push.json.rabl

But when I try to view the json, I get the "Missing template api/push.json.erb in view path /Users/pwgustafson/Desktop/HitFix/hitfix2/app/views"

I was able to get this working in another rails 3 app, so I'm curious if there might be some basic thing I'm doing wrong to get this working.


I tried this..but seem to be getting a weird error:

Completed 406 Not Acceptable in 9ms...any ideas?

I'm using rails 3.0.5...


Im using rails you know if this is supported for rails 3 apps?


I am fairly new to rails, but I'd love to install and use this calendar, but how would you do that in rails 3?

the following command doesn't seem to work:

script/plugin install git://