Welcome to the Treehouse Community

Want to collaborate on code errors? Have bugs you need feedback on? Looking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project? Get support with fellow developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels here with the Treehouse Community! While you're at it, check out some resources Treehouse students have shared here.

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today.

Start your free trial

Ruby Build an Address Book in Ruby Search Appending Contacts

Append the contact variable to the contacts array inside of the address_book variable.

NameError: undefined local variable or method `contacts' for main:Object Did you mean? contact

contact = Contact.new
contact.first_name = "My"
contact.last_name = "Name"

address_book = AddressBook.new
address_book = contacts.push(contact)

1 Answer

Clayton Perszyk
Clayton Perszyk
Treehouse Moderator 48,723 Points

contacts is a property on address_book. In your code, you are pushing the contact onto an array that doesn't exist and trying to assign that to the address_book variable.

your answer should look similar to this: