net.liftweb.util

Helpers

object Helpers extends TimeHelpers with StringHelpers with ListHelpers with SecurityHelpers with BindHelpers with HttpHelpers with IoHelpers with BasicTypesHelpers with ClassHelpers with ControlHelpers

The Helpers object provides a lot of utility functions:

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  1. final class AttrBindParam extends BindParam with BindWithAttr

    BindParam that binds a given value into a new attribute.

  2. sealed trait BindParam extends AnyRef

    Base class for Bind parameters.

  3. trait BindWithAttr extends AnyRef

    A trait that indicates what the newly bound attribute name should be.

  4. class Boolean2 extends AnyRef

    This decorator class adds a ternary operator to a Boolean value

  5. final class BooleanBindParam extends (String, Boolean) with BindParam

  6. final class BoxBindParam extends (String, Box[NodeSeq]) with BindParam

  7. class CalendarExtension extends AnyRef

    This class adds the setXXX methods to the Calendar class.

  8. class DateExtension extends AnyRef

    This class adds a noTime method the Date class, in order to get at Date object starting at 00:00

  9. final class FuncAttrBindParam extends BindParam with BindWithAttr

    BindParam that computes a new attribute value based on the current attribute value.

  10. final class FuncAttrBoxBindParam extends BindParam with BindWithAttr

    BindParam that computes an optional new attribute value based on the current attribute value.

  11. final class FuncAttrOptionBindParam extends BindParam with BindWithAttr

    BindParam that computes an optional new attribute value based on the current attribute value.

  12. final class FuncBindParam extends (String, (NodeSeq) ⇒ NodeSeq) with BindParam

    BindParam using a function to calculate its value

  13. final class IntBindParam extends (String, Int) with BindParam

  14. class ListMapish extends AnyRef

    This class add a case insensitive get to a List of Pairs of String, as if it was a Map

  15. final class LongBindParam extends (String, Long) with BindParam

  16. final class OptionBindParam extends (String, Option[NodeSeq]) with BindParam

  17. sealed case class PrefixedBindWithAttr(prefix: String, binding: BindParam with BindWithAttr) extends BindParam with BindWithAttr with Product with Serializable

    A case class that wraps attribute-oriented BindParams to allow prefixing the resulting attribute

  18. class SuperArrowAssoc extends AnyRef

  19. class SuperList[T] extends AnyRef

    Add utility methods to Lists

  20. final class SymbolBindParam extends (String, Symbol) with BindParam

  21. final class TheBindParam extends (String, NodeSeq) with BindParam

    Constant BindParam always returning the same value

  22. final class TheBindableBindParam[T <: Bindable] extends (String, T) with BindParam

  23. final class TheStrBindParam extends (String, String) with BindParam

    Constant BindParam always returning the same value

  24. class TimeSpan extends ConvertableToDate

    The TimeSpan class represents an amount of time.

  25. case class TimeSpanBuilder(len: Long) extends Product with Serializable

    class building TimeSpans given an amount (len) and a method specify the time unit

  26. class BindParamAssoc extends AnyRef

    This class creates a BindParam from an input value

Value Members

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

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

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    Any
  3. final def ##(): Int

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

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

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    Any
  6. object AsBoolean extends AnyRef

    A helpful Boolean extractor

  7. object AsDouble extends AnyRef

    A helpful Double extractor

  8. object AsInt extends AnyRef

    A helpful Int extractor

  9. object AsLong extends AnyRef

    A helpful Long extractor

  10. object AttrBindParam extends AnyRef

    BindParam that binds a given value into a new attribute.

  11. object BooleanBindParam extends Serializable

  12. object BoxBindParam extends Serializable

  13. object FuncAttrBindParam extends AnyRef

    BindParam using a function to calculate its value.

  14. object FuncAttrBoxBindParam extends AnyRef

    BindParam that computes an optional new attribute value based on the current attribute value.

  15. object FuncAttrOptionBindParam extends AnyRef

    BindParam that computes an optional new attribute value based on the current attribute value.

  16. object FuncBindParam extends Serializable

  17. object IntBindParam extends Serializable

  18. object LongBindParam extends Serializable

  19. object OptionBindParam extends Serializable

  20. object SymbolBindParam extends Serializable

  21. object TheBindParam extends Serializable

  22. object TheBindableBindParam extends Serializable

  23. object TheStrBindParam extends Serializable

  24. object TimeSpan extends AnyRef

    The TimeSpan object provides class represents an amount of time.

  25. 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

    Definition Classes
    ClassHelpers
  26. def addAttributes(in: NodeSeq, attributes: MetaData): NodeSeq

    takes a NodeSeq and applies all the attributes to all the Elems at the top level of the NodeSeq.

    takes a NodeSeq and applies all the attributes to all the Elems at the top level of the NodeSeq. The id attribute is applied to the first-found Elem only

    Definition Classes
    BindHelpers
  27. def addCssClass(cssClass: String, elem: Elem): Elem

    Adds a css class to the existing class tag of an Elem or create the class attribute

    Adds a css class to the existing class tag of an Elem or create the class attribute

    Definition Classes
    BindHelpers
  28. def addCssClass(cssClass: Box[String], elem: Elem): Elem

    Adds a css class to the existing class tag of an Elem or create the class attribute

    Adds a css class to the existing class tag of an Elem or create the class attribute

    Definition Classes
    BindHelpers
  29. def appendFuncToURL(url: String, funcStr: String): String

    Given a URL and a Lift function String, append the function even if the URL has query params and a #

    Given a URL and a Lift function String, append the function even if the URL has query params and a #

    Definition Classes
    HttpHelpers
  30. def appendParams(url: String, params: Seq[(String, String)]): String

    Append parameters to a URL

    Append parameters to a URL

    url

    the url to append the params to

    params

    the parameters (name/value) to append to the URL

    returns

    the url with the parameters appended

    Definition Classes
    HttpHelpers
  31. def appendQueryParameters(url: String, params: List[(String, String)]): String

    Given a list of query parameters, append them to the URL taking into account # and if there are any other query parameters

    Given a list of query parameters, append them to the URL taking into account # and if there are any other query parameters

    Definition Classes
    HttpHelpers
  32. def asBoolean(in: String): Box[Boolean]

    A helper that will convert the String to a Boolean if it's t, true, yes, 1, f, false, no, or 0

    A helper that will convert the String to a Boolean if it's t, true, yes, 1, f, false, no, or 0

    Definition Classes
    BasicTypesHelpers
  33. def asDouble(in: String): Box[Double]

    Safely convert the specified String to a Double.

    Safely convert the specified String to a Double.

    Definition Classes
    BasicTypesHelpers
  34. final def asInstanceOf[T0]: T0

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    Any
  35. def asInt(in: String): Box[Int]

    Safely convert the specified String to an Int.

    Safely convert the specified String to an Int.

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    BasicTypesHelpers
  36. def asLong(in: Any): Box[Long]

    Convert any object to an "equivalent" Long depending on its value

    Convert any object to an "equivalent" Long depending on its value

    Definition Classes
    BasicTypesHelpers
  37. def asLong(in: String): Box[Long]

    Safely convert the specified String to a Long.

    Safely convert the specified String to a Long.

    Definition Classes
    BasicTypesHelpers
  38. def base64Decode(in: String): Array[Byte]

    decode a String in Base 64

    decode a String in Base 64

    Definition Classes
    SecurityHelpers
  39. def base64Encode(in: Array[Byte]): String

    encode a Byte array in Base 64

    encode a Byte array in Base 64

    Definition Classes
    SecurityHelpers
  40. def base64EncodeURLSafe(in: Array[Byte]): String

    encode a Byte array in Base 64 in a way that's safe for use in URLs

    encode a Byte array in Base 64 in a way that's safe for use in URLs

    Definition Classes
    SecurityHelpers
  41. def bind(vals: Map[String, NodeSeq], xml: NodeSeq): NodeSeq

    Replace the content of lift:bind nodes with the corresponding nodes found in a map, according to the value of the "name" attribute.

    Replace the content of lift:bind nodes with the corresponding nodes found in a map, according to the value of the "name" attribute.

    Usage:

      bind(Map("a" ->

    ), change this) must

    )

    vals

    map of name/nodes to replace

    xml

    nodes containing lift:bind nodes

    returns

    the NodeSeq that results from the specified transforms

    Definition Classes
    BindHelpers
  42. def bind(namespace: String, nodeFailureXform: Box[(NodeSeq) ⇒ NodeSeq], paramFailureXform: Box[(PrefixedAttribute) ⇒ MetaData], preserveScope: Boolean, xml: NodeSeq, params: BindParam*): NodeSeq

    Bind a set of values to parameters and attributes in a block of XML with defined transforms for unbound elements within the specified namespace.

    Bind a set of values to parameters and attributes in a block of XML with defined transforms for unbound elements within the specified namespace.

    For example:

      bind("user",
           Full(xhtml: NodeSeq => Text("Default Value")),
           Empty,
           <user:hello>replace this</user:hello><user:dflt>replace with default</user:dflt>,
           "hello" ->

    )

    will return
    =  =
    Default Value
    
    namespace

    the namespace of tags to bind

    nodeFailureXform

    a box containing the function to use as the default transform for tags in the specified namespace that do not have bindings specified.

    paramFailureXform

    a box containing the function to use as the default transform for unrecognized attributes in bound elements.

    xml

    the NodeSeq in which to find elements to be bound.

    params

    the list of BindParam bindings to be applied

    returns

    the NodeSeq that results from the specified transforms

    Definition Classes
    BindHelpers
  43. def bind(namespace: String, nodeFailureXform: Box[(NodeSeq) ⇒ NodeSeq], paramFailureXform: Box[(PrefixedAttribute) ⇒ MetaData], xml: NodeSeq, params: BindParam*): NodeSeq

    Bind a set of values to parameters and attributes in a block of XML with defined transforms for unbound elements within the specified namespace.

    Bind a set of values to parameters and attributes in a block of XML with defined transforms for unbound elements within the specified namespace.

    For example:

      bind("user",
           Full(xhtml: NodeSeq => Text("Default Value")),
           Empty,
           <user:hello>replace this</user:hello><user:dflt>replace with default</user:dflt>,
           "hello" ->

    )

    will return
    =  =
    Default Value
    
    namespace

    the namespace of tags to bind

    nodeFailureXform

    a box containing the function to use as the default transform for tags in the specified namespace that do not have bindings specified.

    paramFailureXform

    a box containing the function to use as the default transform for unrecognized attributes in bound elements.

    xml

    the NodeSeq in which to find elements to be bound.

    params

    the list of BindParam bindings to be applied

    returns

    the NodeSeq that results from the specified transforms

    Definition Classes
    BindHelpers
  44. def bind(namespace: String, xml: NodeSeq, params: BindParam*): NodeSeq

    Bind a set of values to parameters and attributes in a block of XML.

    Bind a set of values to parameters and attributes in a block of XML.

    For example:

      bind("user", <user:hello>replace this</user:hello>, "hello" ->

    )

    will return
    =  =
    
    namespace

    the namespace of tags to bind

    xml

    the NodeSeq in which to find elements to be bound.

    params

    the list of BindParam bindings to be applied

    returns

    the NodeSeq that results from the specified transforms

    Definition Classes
    BindHelpers
  45. def bindlist(listvals: List[Map[String, NodeSeq]], xml: NodeSeq): Box[NodeSeq]

    Bind a list of name/xml maps to a block of XML containing lift:bind nodes (see the bind(Map, NodeSeq) function)

    Bind a list of name/xml maps to a block of XML containing lift:bind nodes (see the bind(Map, NodeSeq) function)

    returns

    the NodeSeq that results from the specified transforms

    Definition Classes
    BindHelpers
  46. def blankForNull(s: String): String

    Test for null and return either the given String if not null or the blank String.

    Test for null and return either the given String if not null or the blank String.

    Definition Classes
    StringHelpers
  47. implicit def boolean2(b: ⇒ Boolean): Boolean2

    Allows an implicit transform from a Boolean to a Boolean2, allowing expressions such as: (1 == 2) ? "a" | "b" (This expression will return "b")

    Allows an implicit transform from a Boolean to a Boolean2, allowing expressions such as: (1 == 2) ? "a" | "b" (This expression will return "b")

    b

    the predicate to be tested by the ternary operator.

    Definition Classes
    BasicTypesHelpers
  48. def boxParseInternetDate(dateString: String): Box[Date]

    returns

    a Box[date] from a string using the internet format.

    Definition Classes
    TimeHelpers
  49. def calcTime[T](f: ⇒ T): (Long, T)

    returns

    the time taken to evaluate f in millis and the result

    Definition Classes
    TimeHelpers
  50. def callableMethod_?(meth: Method): Boolean

    returns

    true if the method is public and has no parameters

    Definition Classes
    ClassHelpers
  51. def camelify(name: String): String

    Turns a string of format "foo_bar" into camel case "FooBar"

    Turns a string of format "foo_bar" into camel case "FooBar"

    Functional code courtesy of Jamie Webb (j@jmawebb.cjb.net) 2006/11/28

    name

    the String to CamelCase

    returns

    the CamelCased string

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    StringHelpers
  52. def camelifyMethod(name: String): String

    Turn a string of format "foo_bar" into camel case with the first letter in lower case: "fooBar" This function is especially used to camelCase method names.

    Turn a string of format "foo_bar" into camel case with the first letter in lower case: "fooBar" This function is especially used to camelCase method names.

    name

    the String to CamelCase

    returns

    the CamelCased string

    Definition Classes
    StringHelpers
  53. def capify(in: String): String

    Capitalize every "word" in the string.

    Capitalize every "word" in the string. A word is either separated by spaces or underscores.

    in

    string to capify

    returns

    the capified string

    Definition Classes
    StringHelpers
  54. def charSplit(what: String, sep: Char): List[String]

    Faster than roboSplit.

    Faster than roboSplit... this method splits Strings at a given character

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    StringHelpers
  55. def chooseTemplate(prefix: String, tag: String, xhtml: NodeSeq): NodeSeq

    Finds and returns one of many templates from the children based upon the namespace and tag name: for example, for prefix "choose" and tag name "stuff" this would return the contents of the first tag <choose:stuff> ... </choose:stuff> in the specified NodeSeq.

    Finds and returns one of many templates from the children based upon the namespace and tag name: for example, for prefix "choose" and tag name "stuff" this would return the contents of the first tag <choose:stuff> ... </choose:stuff> in the specified NodeSeq.

    prefix

    the prefix (e.g., "choose")

    tag

    the tag to choose (e.g., "stuff")

    xhtml

    the node sequence to search for the specified element

    returns

    the first matching node sequence

    Definition Classes
    BindHelpers
  56. 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

    Definition Classes
    ClassHelpers
  57. def classHierarchy(in: Class[_]): List[Class[_]]

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    ClassHelpers
  58. def clean(in: String): String

    Remove all the characters from a string exception a-z, A-Z, 0-9, and '_'

    Remove all the characters from a string exception a-z, A-Z, 0-9, and '_'

    returns

    the cleaned string and an empty string if the input is null

    Definition Classes
    StringHelpers
  59. def clone(): AnyRef

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    protected[lang]
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    @throws()
  60. def commafy(what: String): String

    Add commas before the last 3 characters

    Add commas before the last 3 characters

    returns

    the string with commas

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    StringHelpers
  61. def compareElem(left: Elem, right: Elem): Boolean

    Compare two Elems

    Compare two Elems

    Definition Classes
    BasicTypesHelpers
  62. def compareMetaData(left: List[MetaData], right: List[MetaData]): Boolean

    Compare the metadata of two attributes

    Compare the metadata of two attributes

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    BasicTypesHelpers
  63. def compareNode(left: Node, right: Node): Boolean

    Comparse two XML nodes

    Comparse two XML nodes

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    BasicTypesHelpers
  64. def compareXml(left: NodeSeq, right: NodeSeq): Boolean

    Compare two NodeSeq and return true if they are equal, even if attribute order of Elems is different

    Compare two NodeSeq and return true if they are equal, even if attribute order of Elems is different

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    BasicTypesHelpers
  65. 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

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  66. def couldBeHtml(in: Map[String, String]): Boolean

    Given a map of HTTP properties, return true if the "Content-type" value in the map is either "text/html" or "application/xhtml+xml"

    Given a map of HTTP properties, return true if the "Content-type" value in the map is either "text/html" or "application/xhtml+xml"

    in

    Map which may contain a key named Content-Type

    returns

    true if there is a pair ("Content-Type", "text/html") or ("Content-Type", "application/xhtml+xml")

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    HttpHelpers
  67. 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)

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    ClassHelpers
  68. implicit def cssSelectorToCssBindPromoter(sel: CssSelector): ToCssBindPromoter

    promote a String to a ToCssBindPromotor

    promote a String to a ToCssBindPromotor

    Definition Classes
    BindHelpers
  69. def currentYear: Int

    returns

    the current year

    Definition Classes
    TimeHelpers
  70. def dateFormatter: SimpleDateFormat

    returns

    a standard format for the date yyyy/MM/dd

    Definition Classes
    TimeHelpers
  71. def day(in: Date): Int

    returns

    the day of month corresponding to the input date (1 based)

    Definition Classes
    TimeHelpers
  72. def days(in: Long): Long

    returns

    the number of millis corresponding to 'in' days

    Definition Classes
    TimeHelpers
  73. def daysSinceEpoch: Long

    returns

    the number of days since epoch

    Definition Classes
    TimeHelpers
  74. def deepEnsureUniqueId(in: NodeSeq): NodeSeq

    For a list of NodeSeq, ensure that the the id of the root Elems are unique.

    For a list of NodeSeq, ensure that the the id of the root Elems are unique. If there's a duplicate, that Elem will be returned without an id

    Definition Classes
    BindHelpers
  75. def deepFindKids(in: NodeSeq, prefix: String, label: String): NodeSeq

    Definition Classes
    HttpHelpers
  76. def delta[T, Res](old: Seq[T], newList: Seq[T])(f: (DeltaInfo[T]) ⇒ Res): List[Res]

    Compute the deltas between two sequences of a given type.

    Compute the deltas between two sequences of a given type. Apply the function based on the differences between the two lists. The resulting List of commands will be returned. The algorithm used to calculate the diffs is not very efficient and can degrade to O(n^2), so it's not great for large collections. Internally the Seq[T] are converted to a List[T]. Finally, it's highly recommended that T be immutable and does proper equals testing (e.g., a case class).

    Definition Classes
    ListHelpers
  77. def delta[T, Res](old: Box[Seq[T]], newList: Seq[T])(f: (DeltaInfo[T]) ⇒ Res): List[Res]

    Compute the deltas between two sequences of a given type.

    Compute the deltas between two sequences of a given type. Apply the function based on the differences between the two lists. The resulting List of commands will be returned.

    Definition Classes
    ListHelpers
  78. def doClose[T](is: Closeable*)(f: ⇒ T): T

    Executes by-name function f and then closes the Cloaseables parameters

    Executes by-name function f and then closes the Cloaseables parameters

    Definition Classes
    IoHelpers
  79. def emptyForBlank(s: String): Box[String]

    Turn a String into a Box[String], with Empty for the blank string.

    Turn a String into a Box[String], with Empty for the blank string.

    A string containing only spaces is considered blank.

    returns

    Full(s.trim) if s is not null or blank, Empty otherwise

    Definition Classes
    StringHelpers
  80. def encJs(what: String): String

    Encode the string to be including in JavaScript, replacing '\' or '\\' or non-ASCII characters by their unicode value

    Encode the string to be including in JavaScript, replacing '\' or '\\' or non-ASCII characters by their unicode value

    returns

    the encoded string inserted into quotes

    Definition Classes
    StringHelpers
  81. def ensureId(ns: NodeSeq, id: String): NodeSeq

    Ensure that the first Element has the specified ID

    Ensure that the first Element has the specified ID

    Definition Classes
    BindHelpers
  82. def ensureUniqueId(in: Seq[NodeSeq]): Seq[NodeSeq]

    For a list of NodeSeq, ensure that the the id of the root Elems are unique.

    For a list of NodeSeq, ensure that the the id of the root Elems are unique. If there's a duplicate, that Elem will be returned without an id

    Definition Classes
    BindHelpers
  83. def enumToList[T](enum: Enumeration[T]): List[T]

    Convert a java.

    Convert a java.util.Enumeration to a List[T]

    Definition Classes
    ListHelpers
  84. def enumToStringList[C](enum: Enumeration[C]): List[String]

    Convert a java.

    Convert a java.util.Enumeration to a List[String] using the toString method on each element

    Definition Classes
    ListHelpers
  85. final def eq(arg0: AnyRef): Boolean

    Definition Classes
    AnyRef
  86. def equals(arg0: Any): Boolean

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    AnyRef → Any
  87. def errorDiv(body: NodeSeq): Box[NodeSeq]

    Definition Classes
    BindHelpers
  88. def escChar(in: Char): String

    Create the unicode value of a character

    Create the unicode value of a character

    in

    character

    returns

    the unicode value as a string starting by \\u

    Definition Classes
    StringHelpers
  89. def evalElemWithId(f: (String, Elem) ⇒ NodeSeq)(ns: NodeSeq): NodeSeq

    Within a NodeSeq, find the first elem and run it through the function.

    Within a NodeSeq, find the first elem and run it through the function. Return the resulting NodeSeq

    Definition Classes
    HttpHelpers
  90. def exec(cmds: String*): Box[String]

    Execute the specified OS command and return the output of that command in a Full Box if the command succeeds, or a Failure if an error occurs.

    Execute the specified OS command and return the output of that command in a Full Box if the command succeeds, or a Failure if an error occurs.

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    IoHelpers
  91. def finalize(): Unit

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    protected[lang]
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    AnyRef
    Annotations
    @throws()
  92. def findBox[T](nodes: Seq[Node])(f: (Elem) ⇒ Box[T]): Box[T]

    Given a NodeSeq and a function that returns a Box[T], return the first value found in which the function evaluates to Full

    Given a NodeSeq and a function that returns a Box[T], return the first value found in which the function evaluates to Full

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    BindHelpers
  93. 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.

    Definition Classes
    ClassHelpers
  94. 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.

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    ClassHelpers
  95. 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.

    Definition Classes
    ClassHelpers
  96. 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.

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    ClassHelpers
  97. 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.

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  98. def findElems(nodes: NodeSeq)(f: (Elem) ⇒ Boolean): NodeSeq

    Find the elements of the specified NodeSeq that match the specified predicate and concatenate them into a resulting NodeSeq.

    Find the elements of the specified NodeSeq that match the specified predicate and concatenate them into a resulting NodeSeq.

    nodes

    - the NodeSeq to search for elements matching the predicate

    f

    - the predicate to match elements with

    returns

    the NodeSeq resulting from concatenation of the matched elements.

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  99. def findId(ns: NodeSeq): Box[String]

    Finds the first Element in the NodeSeq (or any children) that has an ID attribute

    Finds the first Element in the NodeSeq (or any children) that has an ID attribute

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  100. def findId(nodes: Seq[Node], id: String): Option[Elem]

    Given an id value, find the Elem with the specified id

    Given an id value, find the Elem with the specified id

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  101. def findInElems[T](nodes: NodeSeq)(f: (Elem) ⇒ Iterable[T]): List[T]

    Map the specified function over the elements of the specified NodeSeq and return the concatenated result.

    Map the specified function over the elements of the specified NodeSeq and return the concatenated result. This is essentially a container-type-transforming flatMap operation.

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  102. def findKids(in: NodeSeq, prefix: String, label: String): NodeSeq

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  103. def findNode(in: Elem, nodes: NodeSeq): Box[Elem]

    Finds and returns the first node in the specified NodeSeq and its children with the same label and prefix as the specified element.

    Finds and returns the first node in the specified NodeSeq and its children with the same label and prefix as the specified element.

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  104. def findOption[T](nodes: Seq[Node])(f: (Elem) ⇒ Option[T]): Option[T]

    Given a NodeSeq and a function that returns an Option[T], return the first value found in which the function evaluates to Some

    Given a NodeSeq and a function that returns an Option[T], return the first value found in which the function evaluates to Some

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  105. def findOrAddId(in: Elem): (Elem, String)

    If the specified Elem has an attribute named 'id', return it, otherwise construct a new Elem with a randomly generated id attribute and return the pair

    If the specified Elem has an attribute named 'id', return it, otherwise construct a new Elem with a randomly generated id attribute and return the pair

    in

    the element to test & add 'id' to

    returns

    the new element and the id

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  106. def findOrCreateId(f: (String) ⇒ (NodeSeq) ⇒ NodeSeq): (NodeSeq) ⇒ NodeSeq

    Find the first Elem in the NodeSeq.

    Find the first Elem in the NodeSeq. If it has an id attribute, then call the function, f, with that id. If the first Elem does not have an id attribute, create an id attribute and pass that id attribute to the function

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  107. 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.

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  108. 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.

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  109. 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.

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  110. def first[B, C](in: Seq[B])(_f: (B) ⇒ Box[C]): Box[C]

    Returns the first application of f to an element of in that results in a Full can.

    Returns the first application of f to an element of in that results in a Full can. If f applied to an element of in results in an Empty can, then f will be applied to the rest of the elements of in until a Full can results. If the list runs out then an Empty can is returned.

    in

    a list of elements to which f can be applied

    returns

    a Box containing the first Full can or Empty if f never returns a Full can

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  111. def first_?[B](in: Seq[B])(f: ⇒ (B) ⇒ Boolean): Box[B]

    Returns a Full can with the first element x of the list in for which f(x) evaluates to true.

    Returns a Full can with the first element x of the list in for which f(x) evaluates to true. If f(x) evaluates to false for every x, then an Empty can is returned.

    in

    a list of elements to which f can be applied

    f

    a function that can be applied to elements of in

    returns

    a Box containing the found element (or Empty if not found)

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  112. def formattedDateNow: String

    returns

    today's date formatted as yyyy/MM/dd

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  113. def formattedTimeNow: String

    returns

    now's time formatted as HH:mm zzz

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

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    AnyRef → Any
  115. def hash(in: String): String

    create a SHA hash from a String

    create a SHA hash from a String

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  116. def hash(in: Array[Byte]): Array[Byte]

    create a SHA hash from a Byte array

    create a SHA hash from a Byte array

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  117. def hash256(in: String): String

    create a SHA-256 hash from a String

    create a SHA-256 hash from a String

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  118. def hash256(in: Array[Byte]): Array[Byte]

    create a SHA-256 hash from a Byte array

    create a SHA-256 hash from a Byte array

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  119. def hashCode(): Int

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    AnyRef → Any
  120. def hashHex(in: String): String

    create a SHA hash from a String

    create a SHA hash from a String

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  121. def head[T](l: Seq[T], deft: ⇒ T): T

    Return the first element of a List or a default value if the list is empty

    Return the first element of a List or a default value if the list is empty

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  122. def hexDecode(str: String): Array[Byte]

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  123. def hexDigest(in: Array[Byte]): String

    create an hex encoded SHA hash from a Byte array

    create an hex encoded SHA hash from a Byte array

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  124. def hexDigest256(in: Array[Byte]): String

    create an hex encoded SHA-256 hash from a Byte array

    create an hex encoded SHA-256 hash from a Byte array

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  125. def hexEncode(in: Array[Byte]): String

    encode a Byte array as hexadecimal characters

    encode a Byte array as hexadecimal characters

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  126. def hourFormat(in: Date): String

    returns

    the formatted time for a given Date

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  127. def hourFormat: SimpleDateFormat

    returns

    a standard format HH:mm:ss

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  128. def hours(in: Long): Long

    returns

    the number of millis corresponding to 'in' hours

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  129. 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

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  130. def insureField(toInsure: List[(String, String)], headers: List[(String, String)]): List[(String, String)]

    Ensure that all the appropriate fields are in the header.

    Ensure that all the appropriate fields are in the header.

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  131. implicit def intToTimeSpan(in: Int): TimeSpan

    transforms an int to a TimeSpan object.

    transforms an int to a TimeSpan object. Usage: 3000 returns a TimeSpan of 3000L millis

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  132. implicit def intToTimeSpanBuilder(in: Int): TimeSpanBuilder

    transforms an int to a TimeSpanBuilder object.

    transforms an int to a TimeSpanBuilder object. Usage: 3.seconds returns a TimeSpan of 3000L millis

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  133. def internetDateFormatter: SimpleDateFormat

    returns

    a formatter for internet dates (RFC822/1123) including: the day of week, the month, day of month, time and time zone

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  134. 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

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  135. 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

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  136. 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

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  137. 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

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  138. def isEq(a: Array[Byte], b: Array[Byte]): Boolean

    Compare two arrays of Byte for byte equality.

    Compare two arrays of Byte for byte equality.

    returns

    true if two Byte arrays contain the same bytes

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  139. final def isInstanceOf[T0]: Boolean

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  140. val knownSuffixes: Set[String]

    The list of known suffixes used to split the URI into path parts and suffixes.

    The list of known suffixes used to split the URI into path parts and suffixes.

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  141. def listFromListAndString(lst: List[String], s: String): List[String]

    Creates a List of Strings from a List[String] and a String

    Creates a List of Strings from a List[String] and a String

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  142. def listFromStrings(s1: String, s2: String): List[String]

    Creates a List of Strings from two Strings

    Creates a List of Strings from two Strings

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  143. def listIf[T](expr: Boolean)(f: ⇒ T): List[T]

    Return a list containing the element f if the expression is true

    Return a list containing the element f if the expression is true

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  144. implicit def listStringToSuper(in: List[String]): SuperListString

    returns

    a SuperString with more available methods such as roboSplit or commafy

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  145. implicit def listToListMapish(in: Seq[(String, String)]): ListMapish

    adds the ciGet method to a List of Pairs of Strings

    adds the ciGet method to a List of Pairs of Strings

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  146. def logTime[T](f: ⇒ (String, T)): T

    Call f and log the string returned together with the time taken in millis.

    Call f and log the string returned together with the time taken in millis.

    returns

    the second result from f

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  147. def logTime[T](msg: String)(f: ⇒ T): T

    Log a message with the time taken in millis to do something and return the result

    Log a message with the time taken in millis to do something and return the result

    returns

    the result

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  148. implicit def longToTimeSpan(in: Long): TimeSpan

    transforms a long to a TimeSpan object.

    transforms a long to a TimeSpan object. Usage: 3000L returns a TimeSpan of 3000L millis

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  149. implicit def longToTimeSpanBuilder(in: Long): TimeSpanBuilder

    transforms a long to a TimeSpanBuilder object.

    transforms a long to a TimeSpanBuilder object. Usage: 3L.seconds returns a TimeSpan of 3000L millis

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  150. def md5(in: String): String

    create a MD5 digest from a String

    create a MD5 digest from a String

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  151. def md5(in: Array[Byte]): Array[Byte]

    create a MD5 digest from a Byte array

    create a MD5 digest from a Byte array

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  152. def millis: Long

    returns

    the current number of millis: System.currentTimeMillis

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  153. def millisToDays(millis: Long): Long

    returns

    the number of days since epoch converted from millis

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  154. def minutes(in: Long): Long

    returns

    the number of millis corresponding to 'in' minutes

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  155. def mixinAttributes(out: Elem)(in: NodeSeq): NodeSeq

    Takes attributes from the first node of 'in' (if any) and mixes them into 'out'.

    Takes attributes from the first node of 'in' (if any) and mixes them into 'out'. Curried form can be used to produce a NodeSeq => NodeSeq for bind.

    out

    where to put the attributes

    in

    where to take the attributes from

    returns

    'out' element with attributes from 'in'

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  156. def month(in: Date): Int

    returns

    the month corresponding to today (0 based, relative to UTC)

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  157. def nano: Long

    returns

    the current System.nanoTime()

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

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  159. def nextFuncName(seed: Long): String

    Get a guaranteed unique field name (16 or 17 letters and numbers, starting with a letter)

    Get a guaranteed unique field name (16 or 17 letters and numbers, starting with a letter)

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  160. def nextFuncName: String

    Get a guaranteed unique field name (16 or 17 letters and numbers, starting with a letter)

    Get a guaranteed unique field name (16 or 17 letters and numbers, starting with a letter)

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  161. def nextNum: Long

    Get a monotonically increasing number that's guaranteed to be unique for the current session

    Get a monotonically increasing number that's guaranteed to be unique for the current session

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  162. def noHtmlTag(in: NodeSeq): Boolean

    Return true if the xml doesn't contain an <html> tag

    Return true if the xml doesn't contain an <html> tag

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  163. implicit def nodeSeqToOptionString(in: NodeSeq): Box[String]

    returns

    an Empty can if the node seq is empty and a full can with the NodeSeq text otherwise

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  164. def notEq(a: Array[Byte], b: Array[Byte]): Boolean

    Compare two arrays of Byte for byte equality.

    Compare two arrays of Byte for byte equality.

    returns

    true if two Byte arrays don't contain the same bytes

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  165. final def notify(): Unit

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  166. final def notifyAll(): Unit

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  167. def now: Date

    returns

    the date object for now

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  168. def nowAsInternetDate: String

    returns

    the current time as an internet date

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  169. implicit def pairToUnprefixed(in: (String, Any)): MetaData

    Transform a pair (name: String, value: Any) to an unprefixed XML attribute name="value"

    Transform a pair (name: String, value: Any) to an unprefixed XML attribute name="value"

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  170. def paramsToUrlParams(params: List[(String, String)]): String

    Take a list of name/value parse and turn them into a URL query string

    Take a list of name/value parse and turn them into a URL query string

    params

    the name/value pairs

    returns

    a valid query string

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  171. def parseInternetDate(dateString: String): Date

    returns

    a date from a string using the internet format. Return the Epoch date if the parse is unsuccesful

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  172. def parseNumber(tin: String): Long

    Parse a string and return the Long value of that string.

    Parse a string and return the Long value of that string.

    The string can start with '-' if it is a negative number or '+' for a positive number

    returns

    the Long value of the input String

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  173. def permuteList[T](in: Seq[T]): List[List[T]]

    Given a list, return all the permutations of the list.

    Given a list, return all the permutations of the list.

    in

    -- the list

    returns

    all the permutations of the list

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  174. def permuteWithSublists[T](in: Seq[T]): List[List[T]]

    Given a list, return all the permutations including the removal of items (does not return a Nil list unless in is Nil).

    Given a list, return all the permutations including the removal of items (does not return a Nil list unless in is Nil).

    in

    the list to permute

    returns

    all the permutations of the list including sublists, sorted in longest to shortest

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  175. implicit def pfToGuardable[A](in: PartialFunction[A, _]): PartialFunctionWrapper[A]

    promote a partial function such that we can invoke the guard method to wrap the guarded partial function with a guard

    promote a partial function such that we can invoke the guard method to wrap the guarded partial function with a guard

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  176. def processString(msg: String, subst: Map[String, String]): String

    Replaces the value found in a string surrounded by <%= .

    Replaces the value found in a string surrounded by <%= ... %> by a replacement according to the value found in the subst Map.

    Throws an exception if no correspondance can be found.

    msg

    string where replacements should be done

    subst

    map of [regular expression with groups, replacement]

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  177. def randomInt(mod: Int): Int

    return a random int modulo a number

    return a random int modulo a number

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  178. def randomLong(mod: Long): Long

    return a random Long modulo a number

    return a random Long modulo a number

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  179. def randomString(size: Int): String

    Create a random string of a given size.

    Create a random string of a given size. 5 bits of randomness per character

    size

    size of the string to create. Must be a positive integer.

    returns

    the generated string

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  180. def readWholeFile(file: File): Array[Byte]

    Read an entire file into an Array[Byte]

    Read an entire file into an Array[Byte]

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  181. def readWholeStream(in: InputStream): Array[Byte]

    Read all data from a stream into an Array[Byte]

    Read all data from a stream into an Array[Byte]

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  182. def readWholeThing(in: Reader): String

    Read all data to the end of the specified Reader and concatenate the resulting data into a string.

    Read all data to the end of the specified Reader and concatenate the resulting data into a string.

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  183. def replaceIdNode(in: NodeSeq, id: String, replacement: NodeSeq): NodeSeq

    Replace the element with the id that matches with the replacement nodeseq.

    Replace the element with the id that matches with the replacement nodeseq.

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  184. def roboSplit(what: String, sep: String): List[String]

    Split a string according to a separator

    Split a string according to a separator

    sep

    a regexp to use with the String::split method

    returns

    a list of trimmed parts whose length is > 0

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  185. def rotateList[T](in: Seq[T]): List[List[T]]

    Given an incoming list, return a set of lists that is the original list rotated through all its positions

    Given an incoming list, return a set of lists that is the original list rotated through all its positions

    in

    the list to rotate

    returns

    all the rotations of the list

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  186. def seconds(in: Long): Long

    returns

    the number of millis corresponding to 'in' seconds

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  187. def secureEquals(s1: Array[Byte], s2: Array[Byte]): Boolean

    Compare two byte arrays in a way that does not vary if the arrays are determined to be not equal early (test every byte.

    Compare two byte arrays in a way that does not vary if the arrays are determined to be not equal early (test every byte... avoids timing attackes

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  188. def secureEquals(s1: String, s2: String): Boolean

    Compare two strings in a way that does not vary if the strings are determined to be not equal early (test every byte.

    Compare two strings in a way that does not vary if the strings are determined to be not equal early (test every byte... avoids timing attackes

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  189. def shouldShow(percent: Double): Boolean

    return true only 'percent' times when asked repeatedly.

    return true only 'percent' times when asked repeatedly. This function is used in the Skittr example to get a random set of users

    percent

    percentage as a double number <= 1.0

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  190. def snakify(name: String): String

    Turn a string of format "FooBar" into snake case "foo_bar"

    Turn a string of format "FooBar" into snake case "foo_bar"

    Note: snakify is not reversible, ie. in general the following will _not_ be true:

    s == camelify(snakify(s))

    returns

    the underscored string

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  191. def splitAt(what: String, sep: String): List[(String, String)]

    Split a string in 2 parts at the first place where a separator is found

    Split a string in 2 parts at the first place where a separator is found

    returns

    a List containing a pair of the 2 trimmed parts

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  192. def splitAtHash(str: String)(f: (String) ⇒ String): String

    Split a String at the Hash sign, run the function on the non-# side and then append the hash side

    Split a String at the Hash sign, run the function on the non-# side and then append the hash side

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  193. def splitColonPair(in: String, first: String, second: String): (String, String)

    Split a string separated by a point or by a column in 2 parts.

    Split a string separated by a point or by a column in 2 parts. Uses default values if only one is found or if no parts are found

    in

    string to split

    first

    default value for the first part if no split can be done

    second

    default value for the second part if one or less parts can be found

    returns

    a pair containing the first and second parts

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  194. def splitNameValuePairs(props: String): Map[String, String]

    Splits a string of the form <name1=value1, name2=value2, .

    Splits a string of the form <name1=value1, name2=value2, ... > and unquotes the quoted values. The result is a Map[String, String]

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  195. implicit def strToCssBindPromoter(str: String): ToCssBindPromoter

    promote a String to a ToCssBindPromotor

    promote a String to a ToCssBindPromotor

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  196. implicit def strToSuperArrowAssoc(in: String): SuperArrowAssoc

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  197. implicit def stringToSuper(in: String): SuperString

    returns

    a SuperString with more available methods such as roboSplit or commafy

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  198. def stripHead(in: NodeSeq): NodeSeq

    Remove all the <head> tags, just leaving the child tags

    Remove all the <head> tags, just leaving the child tags

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

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  200. def template(xhtml: NodeSeq, prefix: String, tag1: String, tag2: String, tag3: String): Box[(NodeSeq, NodeSeq, NodeSeq)]

    Find three of many templates from the children

    Find three of many templates from the children

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  201. def template(xhtml: NodeSeq, prefix: String, tag1: String, tag2: String): Box[(NodeSeq, NodeSeq)]

    Find two of many templates from the children

    Find two of many templates from the children

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  202. def template(xhtml: NodeSeq, prefix: String, tag: String): Box[NodeSeq]

    Similar to chooseTemplate, this returns the contents of the element in a Full Box if found or an Empty Box otherwise.

    Similar to chooseTemplate, this returns the contents of the element in a Full Box if found or an Empty Box otherwise.

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  203. def time(when: Long): Date

    alias for new Date(millis)

    alias for new Date(millis)

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  204. def timeFormatter: SimpleDateFormat

    returns

    a format for the time which includes the TimeZone: HH:mm zzz

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  205. def toBoolean(in: Any): Boolean

    Convert any object to an "equivalent" Boolean depending on its value

    Convert any object to an "equivalent" Boolean depending on its value

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  206. def toByteArrayInputStream(in: InputStream): ByteArrayInputStream

    Convert any InputStream to a ByteArrayInputStream

    Convert any InputStream to a ByteArrayInputStream

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  207. implicit def toCalendarExtension(c: Calendar): CalendarExtension

    implicit def used to add the setXXX methods to the Calendar class

    implicit def used to add the setXXX methods to the Calendar class

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  208. def toDate(in: Any): Box[Date]

    returns

    a Full(date) or a failure if the input couldn't be translated to date (or Empty if the input is null)

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  209. implicit def toDateExtension(d: Date): DateExtension

    implicit def used to add the noTime method to the Date class

    implicit def used to add the noTime method to the Date class

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  210. def toHashMap[A, B](in: Map[A, B]): HashMap[A, B]

    Transform a general Map to a nutable HashMap

    Transform a general Map to a nutable HashMap

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  211. def toInt(in: Any): Int

    Convert any object to an "equivalent" Int depending on its value

    Convert any object to an "equivalent" Int depending on its value

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  212. def toInternetDate(in: Long): String

    returns

    a date formatted with the internet format (from a number of millis)

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  213. def toInternetDate(in: Date): String

    returns

    a date formatted with the internet format

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  214. def toLong(in: Any): Long

    Convert any object to an "equivalent" Long depending on its value

    Convert any object to an "equivalent" Long depending on its value

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  215. implicit def toOptiCons(expr: ⇒ Boolean): OptionalCons

    Implicit transformation from a Boolean expression to an OptionalCons object so that an element can be added to a list if the expression is true

    Implicit transformation from a Boolean expression to an OptionalCons object so that an element can be added to a list if the expression is true

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  216. def toString(): String

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  217. implicit def toSuperList[T](in: List[T]): SuperList[T]

    Add utility methods to Lists

    Add utility methods to Lists

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  218. def today: Calendar

    returns

    the Calendar object for today (the TimeZone is the local TimeZone). Its time is 00:00:00.000

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  219. def tryo[T](ignore: Class[_])(f: ⇒ T): Box[T]

    Wraps a "try" block around the function f.

    Wraps a "try" block around the function f. Takes only one Class of exception to ignore

    ignore

    - a single exception classes to ignore. A thrown exception will be ignored if it is assignable from this class.

    f

    - the block of code to evaluate @return

    • Full(result of the evaluation of f) if f doesn't throw any exception
    • a Failure if f throws an exception
    • Empty if the exception class is in the ignore list
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  220. def tryo[T](ignore: List[Class[_]])(f: ⇒ T): Box[T]

    Wraps a "try" block around the function f

    Wraps a "try" block around the function f

    ignore

    - a list of exception classes to ignore. A thrown exception will be ignored if it is assignable from one of the exception classes in the list

    f

    - the block of code to evaluate @return

    • Full(result of the evaluation of f) if f doesn't throw any exception
    • a Failure if f throws an exception
    • Empty if the exception class is in the ignore list
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  221. def tryo[T](onError: (Throwable) ⇒ Unit)(f: ⇒ T): Box[T]

    Wraps a "try" block around the function f and trigger a callback function if an exception is thrown

    Wraps a "try" block around the function f and trigger a callback function if an exception is thrown

    onError

    - an optional callback function that will use the thrown exception as a parameter

    f

    - the block of code to evaluate @return

    • Full(result of the evaluation of f) if f doesn't throw any exception
    • a Failure if f throws an exception
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  222. def tryo[T](f: ⇒ T): Box[T]

    Wraps a "try" block around the function f

    Wraps a "try" block around the function f

    f

    - the block of code to evaluate @return

    • Full(result of the evaluation of f) if f doesn't throw any exception
    • a Failure if f throws an exception
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  223. def tryo[T](handler: PartialFunction[Throwable, T], f: ⇒ T): Box[T]

    Wraps a "try" block around the function f.

    Wraps a "try" block around the function f. If f throws an exception that is in the domain of the handler PF, the handler will be invoked on the exception. Otherwise the exception is wrapped into a Failure.

    handler

    - A partial function that handles exceptions

    f

    - the block of code to evaluate @return

    • Full(result of the evaluation of f) if f doesn't throw any exception
    • a Failure if f throws an exception
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    See also

    net.liftweb.common.Failure

  224. def tryo[T](ignore: List[Class[_]], onError: Box[(Throwable) ⇒ Unit])(f: ⇒ T): Box[T]

    Wraps a "try" block around the function f.

    Wraps a "try" block around the function f. If f throws an exception with its class in the 'ignore' list or if 'ignore' is null or an empty list, ignore the exception and return None.

    ignore

    - a list of exception classes to ignore. A thrown exception will be ignored if it is assignable from one of the exception classes in the list

    onError

    - an optional callback function that will use the thrown exception as a parameter

    f

    - the block of code to evaluate @return

    • Full(result of the evaluation of f) if f doesn't throw any exception
    • a Failure if f throws an exception
    • Empty if the exception class is in the ignore list
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  225. def unquote(str: String): String

    If str is surrounded by quotes it return the content between the quotes

    If str is surrounded by quotes it return the content between the quotes

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  226. def urlDecode(in: String): String

    URL decode the string.

    URL decode the string.

    This is a pass-through to Java's URL decode with UTF-8

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  227. def urlEncode(in: String): String

    URL encode the string.

    URL encode the string.

    This is a pass-through to Java's URL encode with UTF-8

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  228. val utc: TimeZone

    The UTC TimeZone

    The UTC TimeZone

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  229. final def wait(): Unit

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    @throws()
  230. final def wait(arg0: Long, arg1: Int): Unit

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

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    @throws()
  232. def weeks(in: Long): Long

    returns

    the number of millis corresponding to 'in' weeks

    Definition Classes
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  233. def xmlParam(in: NodeSeq, param: String): Box[String]

    Finds the named attribute in specified XML element and returns a Full Box containing the value of the attribute if found.

    Finds the named attribute in specified XML element and returns a Full Box containing the value of the attribute if found. Empty otherwise.

    returns

    a Full Box containing the value of the attribute if found; Empty otherwise

    Definition Classes
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  234. def year(in: Date): Int

    returns

    the year corresponding to today (relative to UTC)

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Deprecated Value Members

  1. object BindParamAssoc extends AnyRef

    transforms a Box into a Text node

  2. def camelCase(name: String): String

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    @deprecated
    Deprecated

    (Since version 2.3) Use StringHelpers.camelify

  3. def camelCaseMethod(name: String): String

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    @deprecated
    Deprecated

    (Since version 2.3) Use StringHelpers.camelifyMethod

  4. def dayNow: Date

    returns

    the current Day as a Date object

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    Deprecated

    use today instead

  5. def emptyForNull(s: String): String

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    Annotations
    @deprecated
    Deprecated

    (Since version 2.3) Use blankForNull instead

  6. def processBind(around: NodeSeq, atWhat: Map[String, NodeSeq]): NodeSeq

    Bind parameters to XML.

    Bind parameters to XML.

    around

    XML with lift:bind elements

    atWhat

    data to bind

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    @deprecated
    Deprecated

    (Since version 2.3) use the bind function instead

  7. implicit def strToBPAssoc(in: String): BindParamAssoc

    transforms a String to a BindParamAssoc object which can be associated to a BindParam object using the --> operator.

    transforms a String to a BindParamAssoc object which can be associated to a BindParam object using the --> operator.

    Usage: "David" --> "name"

    Definition Classes
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    Annotations
    @deprecated
    Deprecated

    (Since version 2.4) use -> instead

  8. implicit def symToSAAssoc(in: Symbol): SuperArrowAssoc

    transforms a Symbol to a SuperArrowAssoc object which can be associated to a BindParam object using the -> operator.

    transforms a Symbol to a SuperArrowAssoc object which can be associated to a BindParam object using the -> operator.

    Usage: 'David -> "name"

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    Annotations
    @deprecated
    Deprecated

    (Since version 2.4) use -> instead

  9. def timeNow: Date

    returns

    the current time as a Date object

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    Annotations
    @deprecated
    Deprecated

    (Since version 2.4) use now instead

  10. def unCamelCase(name: String): String

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    @deprecated
    Deprecated

    (Since version 2.3) Use StringHelpers.snakify

  11. def xbind(namespace: String, xml: NodeSeq)(transform: PartialFunction[String, (NodeSeq) ⇒ NodeSeq]): NodeSeq

    Experimental extension to bind which passes in an additional "parameter" from the XHTML to the transform function, which can be used to format the returned NodeSeq.

    Experimental extension to bind which passes in an additional "parameter" from the XHTML to the transform function, which can be used to format the returned NodeSeq.

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    Annotations
    @deprecated
    Deprecated

    (Since version 2.4) use bind instead

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Inherited from BasicTypesHelpers

Inherited from IoHelpers

Inherited from HttpHelpers

Inherited from BindHelpers

Inherited from SecurityHelpers

Inherited from ListHelpers

Inherited from StringHelpers

Inherited from TimeHelpers

Inherited from AnyRef

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