sivabudh sivabudh - 1 year ago 193
Ruby Question

Doesn't Ruby have isalpha?

Like Python? I'm trying to check whether each character in a string is an alphanumeric or not?

Answer Source

There's a special character class for this:


That should match a single alphabetic character. It also seems to work for UTF-8.

To test a whole string:


Keep in mind this doesn't account for spaces or punctuation.