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Ruby Ruby Booleans Ruby Booleans Conditional Assignment

Daniel Wise
Daniel Wise
9,119 Points

I thought I am using the operator

I am not sure why this is incorrect

name.rb
new_name = (new_name || "Daniel")
puts new_name

1 Answer

Michael Hess
Michael Hess
24,511 Points

Hi Daniel Wise,

The challenge wants us to create a variable called name that is conditionally set to a string containing your name.

name ||= "Daniel"

Hope this helps! If you have any further questions feel free to ask!

Shouldn't it be ||= instead of =||?

Michael Hess
Michael Hess
24,511 Points

Yes, nice catch! I'll go ahead and change that!