to_enum(*args) public

Returns Enumerator.new(self, method, *args).


str = "xyz"

enum = str.enum_for(:each_byte)
a = enum.map {|b| '%02x' % b } #=> ["78", "79", "7a"]

# protects an array from being modified
a = [1, 2, 3]
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August 23, 2008
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Needs requiring 'enumerator' to work

This method needs that you

require 'enumerator'

for this method to be available.

July 30, 2011 - (>= v1_9_1_378)
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now they are built-in

in ruby 1.9 and afterwards, the to_enum and enum_for(synonym for to_enum) methods are buil-in to the language. so there’s no need to require that any more.