On Friday 26 May 2006 11:12, Yochen Gutmann wrote:
> Hi Rubyfolks,
>
> I've just started to learn ruby, using Eclipse and RDT as IDE (on Mac).
> One of my first program was the following (don't laugh!):
>
> print "Whats your name? "
> name = gets
> print "Your name is: "+name

print doesn't output newlines, puts does. Try this:

  puts "Whats your name? "
  name = gets
  puts "Your name is: "+name

Due to output buffering, output without a newline is sometimes not
printed right away.

Jim