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[ any->invoke ]

Method

This method is called when ever a type is invoked using parens()

  • Syntax
any->invoke

any()
Examples
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When a string is invoked it simple returns itself.

Code

local( mylocal = 'My string' )

#mylocal->invoke

Result

My string

You can also ->invoke by using parens()

Code

local( mylocal = 'My string' )

#mylocal()

Result

My string

Below is a simple counter type that overides the default ->invoke method.

Code

define mycounter => type {
    data public count = 1
    public invoke() => .'count'++ 
}

local( mylocal = mycounter )

#mylocal()
#mylocal()
#mylocal()

Result

123

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