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Ruby Ruby Loops Build a Simple Contact List Assigning Hash Values From Methods

Alan Means
Alan Means
1,600 Points

Having a hard time with this question.

This contact.rb file is part of a larger program. Elsewhere in the program, we've defined a get_name method that takes no arguments, and returns a string. The code currently in contact.rb creates a contact hash with a "name" key that has an empty string as its value. Update the code to call the get_name method, and assign the return value of get_name to the "name" key in the contact hash

This is my code contact_list = [] def get_name contact = {"name" => "", "phone_number" => "" } get_name=["name"] end

contact_list = []
def get_name
contact = {"name" => "", "phone_number" => "" }

3 Answers

Ari Misha
Ari Misha
19,323 Points

Hiya Alan! The challenge says get_name is a method in some class in a program , so you dont have to override it. You're overriding the method. Also, get_name takes no argument and it returns some kinda string, right? Moreover, challenge wants you to assign the value of "name" key in "contact" hash to the resulting string returned by the method get_name.

In case you ge stuck again , here is the code for reference:

contact_list = []

contact = {"name" => "", "phone_number" => "" }

contact['name'] = get_name
Alicja Dul
Alicja Dul
8,589 Points


I have tried several times but I can not do it. Could you please show the right answer?


contact_list = []

contact = {"name" => ""}

contact["name"] = get_name

No need to define get_name method