John Giles <clonmelog / yahoo.co.uk> writes:

> Im pretty new to programming in general and ruby is only the second 
> language that ive taken on. ive been reading around looking at code 
> examples etc.. and something that keeps coming up is pipe ie: 
> |something_in_here|. Could someone give an example of how this works and 
> what it exactly does because ive never seen it before and google
> isnt helping.

It is declaring an argument to a block.  If you have never seen it
before, you should shred your introduction to Ruby.  But it sounds
like you already did, and that might be your problem.

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