Happy New Year Folks,
Few days back a friend of mine came to me and said, “I am a RUBY Programmer and I am stuck in a requirement, wherein I have to read an excel-sheet (that contains multiple records and each record can have multiple entries in it.)”
Think of an example like given in the link: timesheet. It says we have 2 columns: EmployeeID and WorkingHours. Each EmployeeID can have multiple working hours.
Now, I would like to write a small Ruby program that iterate over each record in the excel, combine EmployeeID’s that has multiple entries and add working hours.
Let’s code it then!
- Ruby 1.9.2 or higher
- Spreadsheet gem: to read Excel
- Download timesheet excel from the link above
Happy Coding! 🙂