Thanks. I'm practicing all the good advice I've had on this list.
Thanks!


On Sat, Aug 9, 2014 at 7:37 AM, James Goforth <jamgof08 / gmail.com> wrote:

> common mistake I used to make always instationate a class and dont forget
> your getter/setter method which in ruby is your _attr_aceessor it has the
> getter setter both built in
>
>
> On Sunday, August 3, 2014, Marc Chanliau <marc.chanliau / gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks for the answer but that's not what I want to do. I want to use a
>> keyboard dialog where I prompt the use to enter two values separately. I
>> know how to write the script for that, I'm having problems with writing the
>> equivalent class.
>>
>> class Input1
>>
>>   def initialize(n1, n2)
>>     @n1 = n1
>>     @n2 = n2
>>   end
>>
>>   def sum
>>     @n1 + @n2
>>   end
>>
>> end
>>
>> puts "Enter first number: "
>> @n1 = gets
>> puts "Enter second number: "
>> @n2 = gets
>>
>> puts result = Input1(new).sum.to_s
>>
>> Here is what happens when I run the class above:
>>
>> ~/desktop marcc$ ruby test1.rb
>>
>> Enter first number:
>>
>> 12
>>
>> Enter second number:
>>
>> 13
>>
>> test1.rb:19:in `<main>': undefined local variable or method `new' for
>> main:Object (NameError)
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Aug 3, 2014 at 6:16 PM, Brett Herford-Fell <brettskiii / gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> result = Input1.new( 10, 20 ).sum.to_s
>>>
>>> = 30
>>>
>>> ?
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 11:13 AM, Marc Chanliau <marc.chanliau / gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'm learning to write Ruby using classes (as opposed to scripts).
>>>> I can't get the following (extremely simple) class to run (although I
>>>> get the corresponding script right). What do I need to do to fix it?
>>>>
>>>> Here is the class:
>>>>
>>>> class Input1
>>>>
>>>>   def initialize(n1, n2)
>>>>     @n1 = n1
>>>>     @n2 = n2
>>>>   end
>>>>
>>>>   def sum
>>>>     @n1 + @n2
>>>>   end
>>>>
>>>> end
>>>>
>>>> puts "Enter first number: "
>>>> @n1 = gets
>>>> puts "Enter second number: "
>>>> @n2 = gets
>>>>
>>>> puts result = Input1(new).sum.to_s
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>