Yalin  wrote:
>
> I have installed ruby with "ruby181-11.exe" on Windows XP and
> wanted to try
> some code samples from the Ruby Programmers Guide, but without
> success. If I
> run following code, I don't get any output on console:
>
> ------------------------------------
>       a = [ 1, 'cat', 3.14 ]   # array with three elements
>       # access the first element
>       a[0]  ? 1
>       # set the third element
>       a[2] = nil
>       # dump out the array
>       a  ? [1, "cat", nil]
> ------------------------------------
>
> Just the command "puts a" works.
> Any idea?

The result of expressions are not automatically dumped to the console
(unless you are running irb), so you must use "puts" to dump values to the
console.

Curt
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