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[ file->doWithClose ]


The [file->doWithClose] method takes a block of code and executes it and it makes sure that the [file] object the method is called on closes the file. The file will be closed if there is an error as well as if the code block successfully runs.

  • Syntax
local(f) = file(...)
#f->doWithClose => {

  • Beginner

Display the contents of a file on a web page

The code below reads the contents of a file and outputs it to a web page encoding the line breaks as '<br>' tags


local(my_file) = file('test.txt')
#my_file->doWithClose => {^


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