Ruby ignores everyting that comes after a
Programmers call it a comment.
Comments are for humans and not for computers.
Computers skips all the comments and do not even look at them.
Ruby will ignore the first line because it is a comment.
A comment can start mid way too.
In the above case Ruby will process the statement until it sees
# and then it will ignore the rest of the line.
Note that if a
# appears inside a string then Ruby will not ignore it.
In the above case
# is inside a string so Ruby will not treat it as a comment.