Class: Toybox.Lang.Object

Inherits:
Toybox.Lang.Object show all

Overview

Object is the root object for the Monkey C class hierarchy.

Since:

API Level 1.0.0

Instance Method Summary collapse

Instance Method Details

equals(object) as Lang.Boolean

Test if an Object instance is equal to another instance of an Object.

Parameters:

  • object(Lang.Object)

    The Object to test against

Example:

var a = 1;
var b = 1;
var c = 1.0;
a.equals(b); // returns true
a.equals(c); // returns false

Returns:

  • Lang.Boolean

    true if Objects are equal, otherwise false

Since:

API Level 1.0.0

hashCode() as Lang.Number

Get a hash code value for an Object.

This computes a 32-bit Number that is typically used as an index when placing Objects into a Dictionary. Hash code values have the following characteristics:

  • The computed hash code is constant for the lifetime of an Object

  • If two Objects are equal, their hash codes will be equal

Returns:

See Also:

Since:

API Level 1.0.0

method(methodName as Lang.Symbol) as Lang.Method

Retrieve a callback to a Method.

This is typically used when supplying a callback function to another method.

Parameters:

  • methodName(Lang.Symbol)

    The Symbol of the specified Method

Returns:

  • Lang.Method

    A Method object for the specified Symbol

See Also:

Since:

API Level 1.0.0

toString() as Lang.String

Convert an Object to a String.

Example:

var myNumber = 3219;
var myString = myNumber.toString();

Returns:

  • Lang.String

    A String representation of the Object

Since:

API Level 1.0.0

weak() as Lang.WeakReference

Get a WeakReference to an Object.

A weak reference is an object that keeps a reference to an object but does not increment the reference count. This means the object reference can be destroyed, so is a case that should be handled.

Note:

Immutable types (Number, Float, Long, Double, Boolean, String) will return their values. Other Object types will return a WeakReference object.

Returns:

See Also:

Since:

API Level 1.2.0


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