Ruby on Rails/ActionController/Cookies

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Cookies[edit]

Of course you can work with cookies inside your Rails application. This is, again very similar to working with parameters or sessions. Consider the following example:

def index
  #here we want to store the user name, if the user checked the "Remember me" checkbox with HTML attribute name="remember_me"
  #we have already looked up the user and stored its object inside the object-variable "@user"
 if params[:remember_me]
   cookies[:commenter_name] = @user.name
 else # Delete cookie for the commenter's name cookie, if any
  cookies.delete(:commenter_name)
 end
end