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Ruby Class Method

Hey guys,

i was watching the Ruby Foundations Deep Dive and actually im a little bit struggeling with the Class Methode. I didnt understand the value of the class methods and the difference between those and usual methods. Can someone explain that to me in more detail?

cheers, Dominic

1 Answer

Jah Chaisang
Jah Chaisang
7,157 Points

I was confused too. So I read this post ... http://www.railstips.org/blog/archives/2009/05/11/class-and-instance-methods-in-ruby/

Since the author said it very well, I am not going to repeat it.

I went through Ruby foundation myself a while ago. I needed a lot of outside help to ace Ruby. I recommend rubymonk.com. If you go through all the primers' lessons, everything will become clear.