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How to access backend vars on the frontend in Ruby
JacobMcPherson1 (239)

How would I access the visitor's var in my index.html file?

Answered by CodingCactus (4366) [earned 5 cycles]
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CodingCactus (4366)

you should use erb files, not html ones

A little example:


get "/" do
    @randnum = rand(1..10)
    erb :index


<p><%= @randnum %></p>

If you need some explanation, let me know!

JacobMcPherson1 (239)

@CodingCactus It works fine, but can you explain what an erb file is? Thank you!

CodingCactus (4366)

@JacobMcPherson1 you may want to google it as I'm not very good at explaining it, but basically it's like ejs but ruby