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Ruby | String getbyte Method
  • Last Updated : 12 Dec, 2019

getbyte is a String class method in Ruby which is used to return the indexth byte as an integer.

Syntax: str.getbyte(index)

Parameters: Here, str is the given string.

Returns: Indexth byte as an integer.

Example 1:



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# Ruby program to demonstrate 
# the getbyte method 
       
# Taking a string and 
# using the method
puts "Ruby".getbyte(1)
puts "String".getbyte(4)

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Output:

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Example 2:

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# Ruby program to demonstrate 
# the getbyte method 
       
# Taking a string and 
# using the method
  
# it will return nil
puts "Sample".getbyte(7)
  
puts "Program".getbyte(4)

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