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Ruby 2.5 Major Changes

1. rescue/else/ensure are allowed inside do/end blocks without begin/end2. Print backtrace and error message in reverse order (experimental)3. Kernel#yield_self           2.yield_self { |n| n * 10 } #=> 20
          names = ['Alice', 'Bob'] 
          names.join(', ').yield_self { |s| "(#{s})" }
          #=> "(Alice, Bob)"

4. String#delete_prefix/delete_suffix5. Array#prepend/append as aliases of unshift/push6. Hash#transform_keys/transform_keys!

Prime Number with out Prime Class

a = [1,4,5,12,9,5,3,5]

class Array
  def prime_numbers

class Integer
  def prime?
    return if self <= 1
    (2..Math.sqrt(self).ceil).none? { |i| (self % i).zero? }

=> [5, 5, 3, 5]

Ruby's class_eval & instance_eval. Is it that confusing?

We can do class_eval & instance_eval using following syntax,
In this example, class_eval? method can be accessed my any objects of the String class. Where as instance_eval? method can be accessed by only String class. 

More clearly, class_eval creates instance methods, but instance_eval creates class methods or it can be applied to only one object at a time.

[3] pry(main)> String.class_eval?
NoMethodError: undefined method `class_eval?' for String:Class
Did you mean?  class_eval
from (pry):3:in `<main>'
[4] pry(main)> String.instance_eval?
=> true
[5] pry(main)>
=> true

my_string = "This is a string"

For example you can simply do like below as any string is an object of String Class
[5] pry(main)> my_string.class_eval?
=> true

But you can not do 
[7] pry(main)> my_string.instance_eval?
NoMethodError: undefined method `instance_eval?' for "This is a string":String