i am trying to access the data from a form.
<% form_tag(:action => "test") do %> <p> Name: <%= text_field_tag("name","web programmer") %> </p> <%= submit_tag ("Save data") %> <% end %>
this form is in views/challenges/show.html I have written this piece of code in challenges_controller
def test @name = params[:name] end before_filter :test
now,If i try to access @name variable in views/challenges/show.html heres the code for that part
<% if @name != null %> <%= @name %> <% end %>
I get the following error "undefined local variable or method `null' "
i have addded the following route to my routes.rb
Can someone help me out with this issue?