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alias_attribute

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v2.2.1 - Show latest stable - 0 notes - Class: ActiveSupport::CoreExtensions::Module
alias_attribute(new_name, old_name) public

Allows you to make aliases for attributes, which includes getter, setter, and query methods.

Example:

  class Content < ActiveRecord::Base
    # has a title attribute
  end

  class Email < Content
    alias_attribute :subject, :title
  end

  e = Email.find(1)
  e.title    # => "Superstars"
  e.subject  # => "Superstars"
  e.subject? # => true
  e.subject = "Megastars"
  e.title    # => "Megastars"
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