Issue #13395 has been updated by Hanmac (Hans Mackowiak).


~~~ ruby
array.count(&:itself)
~~~
does work for something **similar** like that.


its not 100% what you might want, because it does ignore `false` too

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Feature #13395: Add a method to check for not nil
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/13395#change-64043

* Author: JustJosh (Joshua Stowers)
* Status: Open
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: 
* Target version: 
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There does not seem to be a method in Ruby to check if an object is *not* nil.
Such a method could help with readability.

Example:
> ~~~ ruby
> array = [1, 'dog', nil]
> array.count(&:not_nil?)
> ~~~

> vs

> ~~~ ruby
> array = [1, 'dog', nil]
> array.reject(&:nil?).count
> ~~~





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