On 07/04/2012 11:59 AM, Ryan Davis wrote:
> On Jul 3, 2012, at 16:43 , wutang paul wrote:
>
>> Hi, big time newbie here.
> Welcome
>
>>     if actor_data['biography'].empty?
>>       actor_data['biography'] = "Biography not available"
>>     end
>>
>> Is there a shorter/better way to do this?
> No. It's great.
>
> You might want to look into using symbols for hash keys at some point... but it's not crucial.
>
>
Or you could do;

actor_data['biography'].empty?&&  actor_data['biography'] = 'Biography not available'



Sam