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Having trouble with boolean method in Rails?

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I'm checking if a user is an admin, and then I will show a delete button if he is. For whatever reason, it's automatically setting the boolean to true. It says is_admin: false in the console when I pull up the user's record.

Check status of user
def is_admin?
 self.username
end

view method

Have any ideas to why the method is still showing the button?

posted Feb 8, 2016 by anonymous

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 Check status of user
 def is_admin?
 self.username
 end

This method is going to return the username, which is probably set to something, and that means true when you ask this way. You probably meant to check if the admin attribute on that user model.

answer Feb 8, 2016 by Vijay Shukla
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