net.liftweb.util

ClassHelpers

trait ClassHelpers extends AnyRef

ClassHelpers provide several functions to instantiate a Class object given the class name and one or more package names

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  1. final def !=(arg0: AnyRef): Boolean

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  2. final def !=(arg0: Any): Boolean

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  3. final def ##(): Int

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  4. final def ==(arg0: AnyRef): Boolean

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  5. final def ==(arg0: Any): Boolean

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  6. def ^[T](i: T*): List[T]

    This operator transforms its arguments into a List

    This operator transforms its arguments into a List

    returns

    the list of arguments passed as varargs

  7. final def asInstanceOf[T0]: T0

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  8. def callableMethod_?(meth: Method): Boolean

    returns

    true if the method is public and has no parameters

  9. def classHasControllerMethod(clz: Class[_], name: String): Boolean

    Check that the method 'name' is callable for class 'clz'

    Check that the method 'name' is callable for class 'clz'

    clz

    the class supposed to own the method

    name

    name of the method to test

    returns

    true if the method exists on the class and is callable

  10. def classHierarchy(in: Class[_]): List[Class[_]]

  11. def clone(): AnyRef

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    @throws()
  12. def containsClass[C](clz: Class[C], toMatch: List[Class[_]]): Boolean

    Is the clz an instance of (assignable from) any of the classes in the list

    Is the clz an instance of (assignable from) any of the classes in the list

    clz

    the class to test

    toMatch

    the list of classes to match against

    returns

    true if clz is assignable from any of the matching classes

  13. def createInvoker[C <: AnyRef](name: String, on: C): Box[() ⇒ Box[Any]]

    Create a function (the 'invoker') which will trigger any public, parameterless method That function will throw the cause exception if the method can't be invoked

    Create a function (the 'invoker') which will trigger any public, parameterless method That function will throw the cause exception if the method can't be invoked

    on

    instance whose method must be invoked

    returns

    Empty if instance is null or Full(invoker)

  14. final def eq(arg0: AnyRef): Boolean

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  15. def equals(arg0: Any): Boolean

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  16. def finalize(): Unit

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  17. def findClass(where: List[(String, List[String])]): Box[Class[AnyRef]]

    Find a class given a list of possible names and corresponding packages, turning underscored names to CamelCase if necessary

    Find a class given a list of possible names and corresponding packages, turning underscored names to CamelCase if necessary

    returns

    a Box, either containing the found class or an Empty can.

  18. def findClass(name: String, where: List[String]): Box[Class[AnyRef]]

    Find a class given its name and a list of packages, turning underscored names to CamelCase if necessary.

    Find a class given its name and a list of packages, turning underscored names to CamelCase if necessary.

    returns

    a Box, either containing the found class or an Empty can.

  19. def findClass[C <: AnyRef](name: String, where: List[String], targetType: Class[C]): Box[Class[C]]

    Find a class given its name and a list of packages, turning underscored names to CamelCase if necessary.

    Find a class given its name and a list of packages, turning underscored names to CamelCase if necessary.

    returns

    a Box, either containing the found class or an Empty can.

  20. def findClass(name: String, where: List[String], modifiers: List[(String) ⇒ String]): Box[Class[AnyRef]]

    General method to in find a class according to its name, a list of possible packages and a list of functions modifying the given name create a target name to look for (e.

    General method to in find a class according to its name, a list of possible packages and a list of functions modifying the given name create a target name to look for (e.g: 'name' is hello_world and the target name may be 'HelloWorld').

    returns

    a Box, either containing the found class or an Empty can.

  21. def findClass[C <: AnyRef](name: String, where: List[String], modifiers: List[(String) ⇒ String], targetType: Class[C]): Box[Class[C]]

    General method to in find a class according to its name, a list of possible packages, a list of functions modifying the given name create a target name to look for (e.

    General method to in find a class according to its name, a list of possible packages, a list of functions modifying the given name create a target name to look for (e.g: 'name' is hello_world and the target name may be 'HelloWorld').

    returns

    a Box, either containing the found class or an Empty can.

  22. def findType[C <: AnyRef](where: List[(String, List[String])])(implicit m: Manifest[C]): Box[Class[C]]

    Find a class given its type, a list of possible names and corresponding packages, turning underscored names to CamelCase if necessary

    Find a class given its type, a list of possible names and corresponding packages, turning underscored names to CamelCase if necessary

    returns

    a Box, either containing the found class or an Empty can.

  23. def findType[C <: AnyRef](name: String, where: List[String])(implicit m: Manifest[C]): Box[Class[C]]

    Find a class given its type, its name and a list of packages, turning underscored names to CamelCase if necessary.

    Find a class given its type, its name and a list of packages, turning underscored names to CamelCase if necessary.

    returns

    a Box, either containing the found class or an Empty can.

  24. def findType[C <: AnyRef](name: String, where: List[String], modifiers: List[(String) ⇒ String])(implicit m: Manifest[C]): Box[Class[C]]

    General method to in find a class according to its type, its name, a list of possible packages and a list of functions modifying the given name create a target name to look for (e.

    General method to in find a class according to its type, its name, a list of possible packages and a list of functions modifying the given name create a target name to look for (e.g: 'name' is hello_world and the target name may be 'HelloWorld').

    returns

    a Box, either containing the found class or an Empty can.

  25. final def getClass(): java.lang.Class[_]

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  26. def hashCode(): Int

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  27. def instantiate[C](clz: Class[C]): Box[C]

    Create a new instance of a class

    Create a new instance of a class

    returns

    a Full can with the instance or a Failure if the instance can't be created

  28. def invokeControllerMethod(clz: Class[_], meth: String): Any

    Invoke a controller method (parameterless, public) on a class

    Invoke a controller method (parameterless, public) on a class

    clz

    the class owning the method

    returns

    the result of the method invocation or throws the root exception causing an error

  29. def invokeMethod[C](clz: Class[C], inst: AnyRef, meth: String, params: Array[AnyRef], ptypes: Array[Class[_]]): Box[Any]

    Invoke the given method for the given class, with some parameters and their types Tries the method name, then the method as a CamelCased name and the method as a camelCased name The class is not instanciated if the method is static, otherwise the passed instance is used

    Invoke the given method for the given class, with some parameters and their types Tries the method name, then the method as a CamelCased name and the method as a camelCased name The class is not instanciated if the method is static, otherwise the passed instance is used

    clz

    class whose method should be invoked

    inst

    instance of the class who method should be invoked, if the method is not static

    meth

    method to invoke

    params

    parameters to pass to the method

    ptypes

    list of types of the parameters

    returns

    a Box containing the value returned by the method

  30. def invokeMethod[C](clz: Class[C], inst: AnyRef, meth: String, params: Array[AnyRef]): Box[Any]

    Invoke the given method for the given class, with some parameters.

    Invoke the given method for the given class, with some parameters. Tries the method name, then the method as a CamelCased name and the method as a camelCased name The class is not instanciated if the method is static, otherwise the passed instance is used

    clz

    class whose method should be invoked

    inst

    instance of the class who method should be invoked, if the method is not static

    meth

    method to invoke

    params

    parameters to pass to the method

    returns

    a Box containing the value returned by the method

  31. def invokeMethod[C](clz: Class[C], inst: AnyRef, meth: String): Box[Any]

    Invoke the given method for the given class, with no params.

    Invoke the given method for the given class, with no params. The class is not instanciated if the method is static, otherwise the passed instance is used

    clz

    class whose method should be invoked

    inst

    instance of the class who method should be invoked, if the method is not static

    meth

    method to invoke

    returns

    a Box containing the value returned by the method

  32. final def isInstanceOf[T0]: Boolean

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  33. final def ne(arg0: AnyRef): Boolean

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  34. final def notify(): Unit

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  35. final def notifyAll(): Unit

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  36. final def synchronized[T0](arg0: ⇒ T0): T0

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  37. def toString(): String

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  38. final def wait(): Unit

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  39. final def wait(arg0: Long, arg1: Int): Unit

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    @throws()
  40. final def wait(arg0: Long): Unit

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Deprecated Value Members

  1. def camelCase(name: String): String

    Annotations
    @deprecated
    Deprecated

    (Since version 2.3) Use StringHelpers.camelify

  2. def camelCaseMethod(name: String): String

    Annotations
    @deprecated
    Deprecated

    (Since version 2.3) Use StringHelpers.camelifyMethod

  3. def unCamelCase(name: String): String

    Annotations
    @deprecated
    Deprecated

    (Since version 2.3) Use StringHelpers.snakify

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