In a project I’m working on in my spare time, I wanted to hide / obfuscate the databases IDs of my ActiveRecord model. I didn’t want the users to find records by simply incrementing a number in the URL.
I ended up writing my own Gem, which manipulates ActiveRecord::Base to hide the actual ID. Rails’s path functions still work as expected. The only thing I had to add to the actual project was the following line:
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