net.liftweb.util

TimeHelpers

object TimeHelpers extends TimeHelpers with ControlHelpers with ClassHelpers

The TimeHelpers object extends the TimeHelpers. It can be imported to access all of the trait functions.

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  1. class CalendarExtension extends AnyRef

    This class adds the setXXX methods to the Calendar class.

  2. class DateExtension extends AnyRef

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

  3. class TimeSpan extends ConvertableToDate

    The TimeSpan class represents an amount of time.

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

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

Value Members

  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. object TimeSpan extends AnyRef

    The TimeSpan object provides class represents an amount of time.

  7. 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

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  8. final def asInstanceOf[T0]: T0

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  9. def boxParseInternetDate(dateString: String): Box[Date]

    returns

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

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    TimeHelpers
  10. def calcTime[T](f: ⇒ T): (Long, T)

    returns

    the time taken to evaluate f in millis and the result

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    TimeHelpers
  11. def callableMethod_?(meth: Method): Boolean

    returns

    true if the method is public and has no parameters

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  12. 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

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

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  14. def clone(): AnyRef

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    protected[lang]
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    @throws()
  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. def currentYear: Int

    returns

    the current year

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    TimeHelpers
  18. def dateFormatter: SimpleDateFormat

    returns

    a standard format for the date yyyy/MM/dd

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    TimeHelpers
  19. def day(in: Date): Int

    returns

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

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    TimeHelpers
  20. def days(in: Long): Long

    returns

    the number of millis corresponding to 'in' days

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    TimeHelpers
  21. def daysSinceEpoch: Long

    returns

    the number of days since epoch

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    TimeHelpers
  22. final def eq(arg0: AnyRef): Boolean

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  23. def equals(arg0: Any): Boolean

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  24. def finalize(): Unit

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  25. 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.

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  26. 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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  27. 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.

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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. def formattedDateNow: String

    returns

    today's date formatted as yyyy/MM/dd

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    TimeHelpers
  34. def formattedTimeNow: String

    returns

    now's time formatted as HH:mm zzz

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

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  36. def hashCode(): Int

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  37. def hourFormat(in: Date): String

    returns

    the formatted time for a given Date

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    TimeHelpers
  38. def hourFormat: SimpleDateFormat

    returns

    a standard format HH:mm:ss

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  39. def hours(in: Long): Long

    returns

    the number of millis corresponding to 'in' hours

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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. final def isInstanceOf[T0]: Boolean

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  49. 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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  50. 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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  51. 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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  52. 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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  53. def millis: Long

    returns

    the current number of millis: System.currentTimeMillis

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  54. def millisToDays(millis: Long): Long

    returns

    the number of days since epoch converted from millis

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  55. def minutes(in: Long): Long

    returns

    the number of millis corresponding to 'in' minutes

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  56. def month(in: Date): Int

    returns

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

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  57. def nano: Long

    returns

    the current System.nanoTime()

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

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  59. final def notify(): Unit

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  60. final def notifyAll(): Unit

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  61. def now: Date

    returns

    the date object for now

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  62. def nowAsInternetDate: String

    returns

    the current time as an internet date

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  63. 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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  64. def seconds(in: Long): Long

    returns

    the number of millis corresponding to 'in' seconds

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

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  66. def time(when: Long): Date

    alias for new Date(millis)

    alias for new Date(millis)

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  67. def timeFormatter: SimpleDateFormat

    returns

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

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  68. 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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  69. 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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  70. 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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  71. def toInternetDate(in: Long): String

    returns

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

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  72. def toInternetDate(in: Date): String

    returns

    a date formatted with the internet format

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  73. def toString(): String

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  74. 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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  75. 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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  76. 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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  77. 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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  78. 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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  79. 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

  80. 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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  81. val utc: TimeZone

    The UTC TimeZone

    The UTC TimeZone

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  82. final def wait(): Unit

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

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

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  85. def weeks(in: Long): Long

    returns

    the number of millis corresponding to 'in' weeks

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  86. def year(in: Date): Int

    returns

    the year corresponding to today (relative to UTC)

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Deprecated Value Members

  1. def camelCase(name: String): String

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    @deprecated
    Deprecated

    (Since version 2.3) Use StringHelpers.camelify

  2. def camelCaseMethod(name: String): String

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    Annotations
    @deprecated
    Deprecated

    (Since version 2.3) Use StringHelpers.camelifyMethod

  3. def dayNow: Date

    returns

    the current Day as a Date object

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    Deprecated

    use today instead

  4. 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

  5. def unCamelCase(name: String): String

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    Annotations
    @deprecated
    Deprecated

    (Since version 2.3) Use StringHelpers.snakify

Inherited from ControlHelpers

Inherited from ClassHelpers

Inherited from TimeHelpers

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