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Ruby | Array delete() operation
  • Last Updated : 08 Jan, 2020

Array#delete() : delete() is a Array class method which returns the array after deleting the mentioned elements. It can also delete a particular element in the array.

Syntax:  Array.delete()

Parameter:  obj - specific element to delete

Return:  last deleted values from the array. 

Code #1 : Example for delete() method




# Ruby code for delete() method
# to delete elements
  
# declaring array
a = [18, 22, 33, nil, 5, 6]
  
# declaring array
b = [1, 4, 1, 1, 88, 9]
  
# declaring array
c = [18, 22, nil, nil, 50, 6]
  
# delete 5
puts "delete : #{a.delete(5)}\n\n"
  
# delete 10
# prinitng if no such element is found
puts "delete : #{b.delete(10){"no such element"}}\n\n"
  
# delete 20
puts "delete : #{c.delete(20)}\n\n"


Output :

delete : 5

delete : no such element

delete : 

Code #2 : Example for delete() method




# Ruby code for delete() method
# to delete elements
  
# declaring array
a = ["abc", "nil", "dog"]
  
# declaring array
b = ["cow", nil, "dog"]
  
# declaring array
c = ["cat", nil, nil]
  
# delete 
puts "delete : #{a.delete("abc")}\n\n"
  
# delete 
# prinitng if no such element is found
puts "delete : #{b.delete("geek"){"no such element"}}\n\n"
  
# delete
puts "delete : #{c.delete("cat")}\n\n"


Output :

delete : abc

delete : no such element

delete : cat



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