Ruby quiz (easy) #4

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Question

What is the difference between those two options to convert a candidate value into an integer: Integer(candidate) and candidate.to_i ?

Solution

Integer(candidate) will raise an ArgumentError if the candidate value cannot be converted into an integer value, whereas :to_i will give 0. See for yourself:


 

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