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 +===== Ruby dbm example =====
 +<code ruby>
 +# $Id$
 +# example to store complex data in a database
 +# uses marshall from the standard library
 +require "​sdbm"​
 +db = SDBM.open("​pleac14-8-database",​ 0666)
 +# convert the Objects into strings and back by using the Marshal module.
 +# Most normal objects can be converted out of the box,
 +# but not special things like procedure objects,
 +# IO instance variables, singleton objects
 +db["​Tom Christiansen"​] = Marshal.dump(["​book author",​ "​tchrist@perl.com"​])
 +db["​Tom Boutell"​] = Marshal.dump(["​shareware author",​ "​boutell@boutell.com"​])
 +name1 = "Tom Christiansen"​
 +name2 = "Tom Boutell"​
 +tom1 = Marshal.load(db[name1])
 +tom2 = Marshal.load(db[name2])
 +puts "Two Toming: #{tom1} #​{tom2}"​
 +if tom1[0] == tom2[0] && tom1[1] == tom2[1]
 +   puts "​You'​re having runtime fun with one Tom made two."
 +   puts "No two Toms are ever alike"
 +# To change parts of an entry, get the whole entry, change the parts,
 +# and save the whole entry back
 +entry = Marshal.load(db["​Tom Boutell"​])
 +entry[0] = "Poet Programmer"​
 +db["​Tom Boutell"​] = Marshal.dump(entry)
 +[[rubyinfo|Back to Ruby]]
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