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Ruby Ruby Objects and Classes Build a Bank Account Class Adding Transactions

why this syntax?

when pushing a hash into the array what is alpa: alpha, beta: beta

I know gamma: is a symbol what what is gamna:

class BankAccount
  attr_reader :name

  def initialize(name)
    @name = name
    @transactions = []
def add_transaction(description, amount)
    @transactions.push(description: description, amount: amount)

1 Answer

William Li
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,868 Points

In Ruby's Hash literal.

{description: description, amount: amount}
# is just a shorthand of writing the following line
{:description => description, :amount => amount}