[ ruby] Object.send

These 2 statements are equals.

x = @person.age
x = @person.send :age

@person.age = 5
@person.send :age=, 5

@person.set_age(5)
@person.send :set_age, 5

 

Unlike send, public_send calls public methods only.

 

ref : https://www.ruby-forum.com/topic/14434,

http://apidock.com/ruby/Object/public_send

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