What Does the "?" at the End of the Ruby Array#include? Method Mean?

Find out why the Ruby Array#include? method has a question mark at the end

The Ruby Array#include? method has a question mark symbol after the method name because it returns a boolean value (i.e. true/false):

array = ["foo", "bar", "baz"]

puts array.include?("foo") #=> true
puts array.include?("qux") #=> false

In Ruby, method names ending with a question mark (?) is a naming convention for methods that either return true/false, or an object to indicate a true value (or "truthy" value).

Please note that this convention only applies to method names and not variables.


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