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Abstract types

Overview of Haxe abstract types snippets and tutorials.

  • Jul 05, 2017 Abstract types /

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    A common pattern, often found in (but not only in) dynamic languages, is to denote the type of some object with a string, for example:

  • Nov 21, 2017 Abstract types /

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    When using SPOD database objects, or the record-macros library, instances of database models can be accessed using the manager's get function:

  • Jul 05, 2017 Abstract types /

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    The following example demonstrates how a color type can be abstracted over an integer, which stores the color in an ARGB format.

  • Jul 05, 2017 Abstract types /

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    The following EmailAddress Abstract type example is based on the underlying standard String type, but sets the restriction that it can only represent a valid email address. If not, an exception will be thrown.

  • Jul 05, 2017 Abstract types /

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    This abstract type is based on the underlying Float type, but whenever it is converted back to an actual Float it is rounded to avoid the famous rounding errors occuring in floating point aritmetics.

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    The following Celcius and Fahrenheit Abstract types are based on the underlying Float type, but sets the restriction that it can never hold values below absolute zero.

  • Nov 21, 2017 Abstract types /

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    Iterators are a helpful Haxe structure. Any structure that implements the next and hasNext functions with the appropriate signature will allow you build a for loop. Arrays have an iterator() function that returns exactly this, and you don't need to call it, the for language construction does it for you.