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Literal Specific Methods

Generic Literal Methods

methods()

Returns ARRAY

Returns an array of all supported methods names.

"test".methods()
Output
["upcase", "find", "format", "reverse", "split", "replace", "strip!", "count", "reverse!", "lines", "downcase!", "upcase!", "size", "strip", "downcase"]

to_f()

Returns FLOAT

If possible converts an object to its float representation. If not 0.0 is returned.

1.to_f()
"1.4".to_f()
nil.to_f()
Output
1.0
1.4
0.0

to_i(INTEGER)

Returns INTEGER

If possible converts an object to its integer representation. If not 0 is returned.

true.to_i()
false.to_i()
1234.to_i()
"4".to_i()
"10011010010"to_i(2)
"2322".to_i(8)
"0x2322".to_i()
Output
1
0
1234
4
1234
1234
1234

to_json()

Returns STRING|ERROR

Returns the object as json notation.

a = {"test": 1234}
a.to_json()
Output
{"test": 1234}
"{\"test\":1234}"

to_s(INTEGER)

Returns STRING

If possible converts an object to its string representation. If not empty string is returned.

true.to_s()
1234.to_s()
1234.to_s(2)
1234.to_s(8)
1234.to_s(10)
"test".to_s()
1.4.to_s()
Output
"true"
"1234"
"10011010010"
"2322"
"1234"
"test"
"1.4"

type()

Returns STRING

Returns the type of the object.

"test".type()
Output
"STRING"

wat()

Returns STRING

Returns the supported methods with usage information.

true.wat()
Output
"BOOLEAN supports the following methods:
to_s()"