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Thomas Minnick2,539 Points
I don't get the difference between Puts, Return, and Print ?
Whenever They are used in the video i don't understand the difference between them.
Ari Misha19,274 Points
puts adds a newline to the end of each argument if there is not one already.
print does not add a new line.
puts [[1,2,3], [4,5,nil]] Would return: 1 2 3 4 5
Whereas print [[1,2,3], [4,5,nil]] would return:
Notice how puts does not output the nil value whereas print does.
Now "Return" is something different from both "print" and "puts". It doesnt print anything to the console. What does it do then? Well, it "returns" a value which will be available to use later throughout your code. In your career as a programmer, you use "puts" or "print" when you wanna output a string but you're going to use "return" a lot like a lot when you're using functions to add different functionality to your application.
And Ruby does an implicit "return", means if the last statement returns something , you dont have to write unnecessary "return" keyword over and over coz Ruby knows what needs to be returned. I hope it helped. (: