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from_json

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Ruby on Rails latest stable (v4.1.8) - 0 notes - Class: ActiveModel::Serializers::JSON
from_json(json, include_root=include_root_in_json) public

Sets the model attributes from a JSON string. Returns self.

class Person
  include ActiveModel::Serializers::JSON

  attr_accessor :name, :age, :awesome

  def attributes=(hash)
    hash.each do |key, value|
      send("#{key}=", value)
    end
  end

  def attributes
    instance_values
  end
end

json = { name: 'bob', age: 22, awesome:true }.to_json
person = Person.new
person.from_json(json) # => #<Person:0x007fec5e7a0088 @age=22, @awesome=true, @name="bob">
person.name            # => "bob"
person.age             # => 22
person.awesome         # => true

The default value for include_root is false. You can change it to true if the given JSON string includes a single root node.

json = { person: { name: 'bob', age: 22, awesome:true } }.to_json
person = Person.new
person.from_json(json) # => #<Person:0x007fec5e7a0088 @age=22, @awesome=true, @name="bob">
person.name            # => "bob"
person.age             # => 22
person.awesome         # => true
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