How to find a column type if table name and column name is given in Rails ActiveRecord

I found difficulty to find this. If we have table name and column name we can find this from ActiveRecord::Base.connection ‘column_for’ method.

Use the column_for method for finding the column type


ActiveRecord::Base.connection.column_for("table_name",  "column_name").type

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