18 Mar '12, 5am

String#insert - Destructive to the Original String. #ruby

It’s very easy. First we begin our placeholder with “%”, then we specify a zero (0) to signify padding with zeros. If we omitted this zero, the number would be padded with spaces instead. When we have done that, just specify the target length of the string. At last a single “d” is placed to signify that we are inserting a number.

Full article: http://apidock.com/ruby/String/insert#1266-Destructive-to...

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