A Quick Cautionary Tale

Just a quick word of warning, when you want to write

array = [ 1, 2, 3, 4 ]

don’t write

array = { 1, 2, 3, 4 }

the latter in fact being equivalent to writing

array = { 1 => 2, 3 => 4 }

and will keep you up till 3am trying to understand why your code is broken.

Farrel Lifson is a lead developer at Aimred.

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