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Analysing a file / counting events
Input and Output in Ruby example from a Well House Consultants training course
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This example is described in the following article(s):
   • Ruby Programming Course - Saturday and Sunday - [link]

Source code: filemore Module: R106

about = <<"DONE"

This example reads in a file of people and their skills
and reports on the people and also a count of each of
the various skills. It's a demonstration of hashes
and arrays in Ruby.


topskill = Hash.new
scount = Hash.new
File.new("../requests.xyz").readlines.each do |lyne|
        stuff = lyne.split(" ")
        name = stuff[0]
        tops = stuff[1]
        topskill[name] = tops

        stuff.each do |skill|
                scount[skill] = scount[skill] == nil ? 1 : scount[skill] + 1

topskill.keys.sort.each do |nyme|
        print "#{nyme} ... #{topskill[nyme]}\n"

scount.keys.each do |skz|
        print "#{skz} ... #{scount[skz]}\n"

$result = <<"EXAMPLE"

Here is an example of the output:

Dorothy:rn grahamellis$ ruby filemore
adam ... Python
antonia ... Perl
barbara ... Tcl/Tk
barry ... Python
charles ... Perl
cherry ... Perl
david ... Perl
delia ... XML
ed ... Ruby
ethel ... MySQL
florence ... Ruby
fred ... MySQL
gloria ... XML
graham ... Lua
harry ... PHP
hazel ... PHP
iris ... Perl
ivan ... Ruby
jenny ... XML
john ... PHP
ken ... Tcl/Tk
kerry ... ASP
leane ... PHP
len ... Perl
margaret ... XML
morris ... Perl
nigel ... PHP
nina ... Tcl/Tk
olivia ... MySQL
orpheus ... MySQL
peter ... PHP
petra ... XML
queenie ... Lua
quentin ... Tcl/Tk
rita ... PHP
rupert ... Java
sally ... Tcl/Tk
steve ... Tcl/Tk
tina ... Tcl/Tk
tommy ... Perl
ulsyees ... Java
uva ... MySQL
venus ... Java
victor ... Ruby
wendy ... Perl
william ... Ruby
xavier ... PHP
xena ... Java
yollanda ... Ruby
yuri ... XML
zachary ... MySQL
zoe ... Ruby
XML ... 14
Lua ... 17
PHP ... 23
Ruby ... 24
Python ... 9
Java ... 27
MySQL ... 22
ASP ... 1
Perl ... 41
Tcl/Tk ... 26
Dorothy:rn grahamellis$

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