On 06/06/2012 03:50 PM, David D. wrote:
> I'm in an introductory software development class, and my homework is to
> create a rock paper scissors program that takes two arguments (rock,
> paper), etc, and returns the arg that wins.
>
> Now I would make quick work of this problem if I could use conditionals,
> but the assignment says everything we need to know is in the first three
> chapters of the ruby textbook, and these chapters DO NOT include
> conditionals! Would it be possible to create this program without them?
> Or is he just expecting us to be resourceful and use the conditionals.
> It's a very easy assignment with conditionals though...I'm thinking that
> I might be missing something here

Have you considered asking the professor/teacher/TA what their 
expectations are? This can save you a lot of headaches, now and in the 
future.

-Justin