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Blocks in Ruby

To me Blocks concept in Ruby is quite new (having study C, Java). I want to know what kind of concept in classic Language can be similar to this new concept that makes me easily understand this term. Finding difficult to learn it, and want to know what scenario will this Blocks used in.

1 Answer

Maciej Czuchnowski
Maciej Czuchnowski
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Yeah, the concepts of Blocks, Procs and Lambdas in Ruby are not so easy to understand. They are similar to closures in some other (functional) languages. These resources might help you a bit:



and these exercises:


Thanks Maciej