Simple Partials Lab


  1. Use the render method to render partials
  2. Understand how the name of a partial turns into its filename
  3. Practice rendering partials in a different folder


Flatiron is building out a new system to keep track of students in its classes. You just joined the technical team and see that there's lots of repetition in the view layer of the code base. Use your new knowledge of partials to remove the duplication.


First, fork and clone the lab.

We've provided a seed file so you can have some data to play around with. Run rake db:seed to seed the database.

  1. Remove the duplicated code in the students/edit.html.erb and students/new.html.erb files by making a partial called students/_form.html.erb.
  2. Remove the duplicated code in the classrooms/show.html.erb and students/show.html.erb files by making a partial called students/_student.html.erb.

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