Ruby | String capitalize() Method

capitalize is a String class method in Ruby which is used to return a copy of the given string by converting its first character uppercase and the remaining to lowercase.

Syntax: str.capitalize

Parameters: Here, str is the given string which is to be converted.



Returns: Copy of the string with the first character in uppercase and remaining in lowercase.

Example #1:

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

# Ruby program to demonstrate
# the capitalize method
  
# Taking the string and
# using the method
puts "geeks".capitalize()
puts "hey".capitalize()

chevron_right


Output:

Geeks
Hey

Example #2:

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

# Ruby program to demonstrate
# the capitalize method
  
# Taking a string already in
# uppercase and using the 
# method will give the same
# string
puts "Computer".capitalize()
puts "science".capitalize()

chevron_right


Output:

Computer
Science


My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up

Check out this Author's contributed articles.

If you like GeeksforGeeks and would like to contribute, you can also write an article using contribute.geeksforgeeks.org or mail your article to contribute@geeksforgeeks.org. See your article appearing on the GeeksforGeeks main page and help other Geeks.

Please Improve this article if you find anything incorrect by clicking on the "Improve Article" button below.




Article Tags :

Be the First to upvote.


Please write to us at contribute@geeksforgeeks.org to report any issue with the above content.