Oh, what i mean by point is the dot or period.

On Sat, Jul 7, 2012 at 9:58 AM, Thiago Massa <thiagown / gmail.com> wrote:

> 1.9.2p290 :011 > class Fixnum
> 1.9.2p290 :012?>   def add_argument(arg)
> 1.9.2p290 :013?>     return self+arg
> 1.9.2p290 :014?>     end
> 1.9.2p290 :015?>   end
>  => nil
> 1.9.2p290 :016 > 5.add_argument(10)
>  => 15
>
> What you do is add the method you want to Fixnum(which is the 1.class
> class), ruby have open classes so you can add methods on the fly for it.
>
> Now create the method, using the example for 5.add_argument(10), 5 is
> self, 10 is arg. So to "get the number before the point" use self.
>
> In order to chain methods(in case you want to do
> 5.add_argument(10).drink_coke.have_fun, return self.
>
> On Sat, Jul 7, 2012 at 8:06 AM, roob noob <lists / ruby-forum.com> wrote:
>
>> like 1.to_s , except I want 8.bits_to_bytes
>>
>> I know how to do it like bits_to_bytes(8) but I think that does not look
>> nearly as good. I know this is possible but I only pass the
>> bits_to_bytes(8) way so far.
>>
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