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Ruby Ruby Collections Ruby Hashes Hash Methods

kabir k
kabir k
Courses Plus Student 18,036 Points

Preceding the methods' names with # in the Teacher's Notes

In the Teacher's Notes, I noticed they preceded the methods' names with #.

Is that commenting or something else?

1 Answer

Daniel Cunningham
Daniel Cunningham
21,109 Points

Hello Kabir, if you look into the hash documentation associated with the teacher's notes, you'll see that the # is actually in front of all of the methods along the left hand column. It's pretty common with Class methods within the Ruby documentation. Similarly, for Modules, you'll see '::' in front of the associated Classes within a Module. Knowing that could be very helpful when reading the documentation in order to help you with identifying the correct syntax for your projects. Hopefully that helps! Great question!