- the default value to be returned if none was set prior to requesting a value to be returned from the container
-- an implicit parameter that keeps us honest about only storing things that can be actually serialized. Lift provides a subset of these.
Set the session variable
-- the value to set the session variable to
Perform an atomic update of this Settable.
Different Vars require different mechanisms for synchronization.
Change the value of the Var for the lifespan of the function
Shadow of the 'is' method
The current value of the variable
Perform an atomic operation on the Settable.
Shadow of the apply method
Set the Var if it has not been calculated
Has this Var been set or accessed and had its default value calculated
A non-side-effecting test if the value was initialized
Applies the given function to the contents of this variable and sets the variable to the resulting value.
-- the function to apply and set the result from.