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is a plugin to facilitate inheritance and DRYness in your resources controllers. It introduces some abstraction to help you override the default RESTful funtionality in a clean and simple manner.

The gem name is rc_rails

Add this to your Gemfile

gem 'rc_rails'

Rails 5 version

Version 3.x of this gem is compatible with Rails 5.x


Documentation and How-to:

Github for code:

Google group for questions:

RailsConfEurope presentation files:

for rails 2.x

use the rails2 branch:

How to contribute

If you have found a bug, or have a new feature, then spec’d code is great.

To get set up for development, do the following:

git clone git://
cd resources_controller
cp Gemfile.lock.development Gemfile.lock
rake spec
rake spec:rspec_generated_specs


The following people have made contributions to resources_controller. Please let me know if I’ve missed you out.

  • Lewis Marshall

  • Josh Goebel

  • Andrew Bloomgarden

  • Chris Hapgood

  • Jason Lee

  • Richard Hooker

  • Matt Mower

  • Inviz

  • Dan Kubb

  • Rein Henrichs

  • Tom Stuart

  • Joel Chippindale

  • Tim Pope

  • Tom ten Thij

  • Sergei Serdyuk


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