Handling Missing Controllers

by benl

Monorail provides us with the concept of a rescue to handle exceptional circumstances that might occur when processing a request. Rescues can be attached to specific exception types by specifying particular attributes on your controllers. Rather than go into that in this post I’d recommend you take a look here.

You probably noticed the nasty message you get when requesting nonexistent controller:

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Luckily, Monorail provides an explicit rescue for these circumstances. All you need to do to enable this is add a 404.vm or 404.brail to the /views/rescues directory depending on your choice of view engine.

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