How to get the last character of a string in Ruby
In this tutorial, we are going to learn about how to get the last character of a given string in Ruby.
Consider, we have the following string:
name = "alisha"
Now, we need to get the last character
a from the above string.
In Ruby, strings are a sequence of characters, where the first character index is
. the second character index
Getting the last character
To access the last character of a string, we need to pass the negative index
-1 to the square brackets
 in Ruby.
Note: Negative index gets the data from the end of a string.
Here is an example, that gets the last character
a from the following string:
name = "alisha" lastChar = name[-1] puts lastChar