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How to use .nil? .empty? .blank? .present? in Rails 6

Updated May 2020

Ruby methods can seem pretty daunting to a new programmer and knowing when to use which one can feel like a giant black hole. In this guide, I wanted to put together a quick cheatsheet for using some of the most common methods in Ruby and Rails — .nil? .empty? .blank? and .present?

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Music Product @ TikTok | Former Full-Stack Dev | Editor of StirCrazy! Mag | Shanghai-based | blog.mariacodes.io

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