Forum: Ruby on Rails Extracting hash tags from string

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Matthew C. (Guest)
on 2009-01-13 11:29
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I am playing around with the Twitter API and I am trying to extract
the hash tags from the updates. Something like this:

"This is the string that I want to pull #tags #out #of"

I have the regex that gets the tags, but I am not sure how to extract
them from the string into an array.

Thanks in advance!
Craig D. (Guest)
on 2009-01-13 16:49
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Pass the regex to String#scan, which will return an array of matches.
the docs for details.

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