Part 1: Asking Questions3:10 with Jason Seifer
Now that we're familiar with loops and iteration, let's practice our knowledge by writing a simple contact list program.
Here is the code we write in this portion of the video.
First, we set up a contact list array:
contact_list = 
Next, we define the
ask method. We're going to be asking the user for input quite a bit so the
ask method will repeat the logic for us.
def ask(question, kind="string") print question + " " answer = gets.chomp answer = answer.to_i if kind == "number" return answer end
ask method takes two arguments and defaults to having the
kind of answer be a string. This will let us return numeric values if we want.
Finally, we test the
answer = ask("What is your name?") puts answer
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