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Rails 7 adds Pathname#existence

on December 7, 2021
This blog is part of our Rails 7 series.

Rails 7 introduces Pathname#existence method, which returns the receiver if the given file path exists otherwise returns nil.


We need to first check whether the given file path exist or not to perform any other operations on it.

1=> file_path = "config/schedule.yml"
2=> if

Rails 7 onwards

The Pathname#existence method acts like Object#presence for file existence.

1=> file_path = "config/schedule.yml"

Please check out this pull request for more details.

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