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Tutorial: - Implement Active Model Serializers with Your Rails API

bacancy_technology profile image Bacancy Technology ・1 min read

Hello everyone, Today we at Bacancy Technology published an article about active Model Serializers and their implementation with Rails API. It was great learning for us also. So, we decided to share with you as well. Many of you might have some doubts about the active model serializers.

So, Let’s understand what is Active Model Serializers?

When we have to format our JSON, the serializer allows us to do it very easily. Whenever we want some particular data, it allows us to select only those data within our request. Active model serializers give us a way of building JSON and They have two components.

Serializers: it gives us an understanding of the relationships and attributes to be serialized.
Adapters: it gives us an understanding of how to serializing those relationships and attributes.

If you want to know about the Alternative of active model serializers then JSONAPI-RB, fast JSON API, and blueprinter are the alternative.

Now let’s have a look at the steps to Implement Active Model Serializers with Rails API.

  1. Create a new project
  2. Adding Gem
  3. Data Modeling
  4. Perform Migration
  5. Configuration of Routes
  6. Pre-defined Data Added
  7. Define Model Serializer
  8. Define Controller
  9. End-point Response
  10. Versioning Controller & Serializer

So, if you want to know more about the implementation of Active Model Serializers with Rails API, Read our article and Implementation it for your Rails API. Read here - Active Model Serializers.

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