5 04, 2009

array_sum

By | 2009-10-15T22:42:43+00:00 April 5th, 2009|Categories: PHP, Ruby|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Returns the sum of values in an array.

PHP

$a = array(2, 4, 6, 8);
echo array_sum($a);
// => 20

Ruby

a_var = [2, 4, 6, 8];
puts a_var.inject {|sum,x| sum ? sum + x : x };
# => 20

In the code above, the return value from the ruby code will be nil if the array used is empty. This is not exactly the same behaviour as PHP, since the array_sum() function will always return a number. We can force ruby to always return a float (or an int) too, even if the array is empty, by adding a bit of type casting to the final result:

Ruby

a_var = [];
puts a_var.inject {|sum,x| sum ? sum + x : x }.to_f;
# => 0.0

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