An object definition.

Examples (multi-line):

shared object red extends Color(255, 0, 0) {
    string => "Red";
}

object stdoutWriter satisfies Writer {
    shared actual void close() => flush();
    shared actual void flush() {}
    shared actual void write(String string) {
        process.write(string);
    }
    shared actual void writeLine(String line) {
        process.writeLine(line);
    }
    shared actual void writeBytes({Byte*} bytes) {
        throw AssertionError("Can’t write bytes");
    }
}

no subtypes hierarchy

Initializer
ObjectDefinition(LIdentifier name, ClassBody body, ExtendedType? extendedType = null, SatisfiedTypes? satisfiedTypes = null, Annotations annotations = ...)
Parameters:
  • name

    The name of the object.

    (The name of the associated anonymous class is generated by the compiler and cannot be specified by the program.)

  • body

    The body of the associated anonymous class.

  • extendedType = null

    The extended type of the associated anonymous class, if present.

  • satisfiedTypes = null

    The satisfied types of the associated anonymous class, if present.

  • annotations = Annotations()

    The annotations of the object and the associated anonymous class.

Attributes
annotationsshared actual Annotations annotations

The annotations of the object and the associated anonymous class.

bodyshared ClassBody body

The body of the associated anonymous class.

childrenshared actual <Annotations|LIdentifier|ExtendedType|SatisfiedTypes|ClassBody>[] children

The child nodes of this node.

extendedTypeshared ExtendedType? extendedType

The extended type of the associated anonymous class, if present.

hashshared actual Integer hash

The hash value of the value, which allows the value to be an element of a hash-based set or key of a hash-based map. Implementations must respect the constraint that:

  • if x==y then x.hash==y.hash.

Therefore, a class which refines equals must also refine hash.

Because the Integer type is platform-dependent a compiler for a given platform is permitted to further manipulate the calculated hash for an object, and the resulting hash may differ between platforms.

Refines Object.hash
nameshared actual LIdentifier name

The name of the object.

(The name of the associated anonymous class is generated by the compiler and cannot be specified by the program.)

satisfiedTypesshared SatisfiedTypes? satisfiedTypes

The satisfied types of the associated anonymous class, if present.

Inherited Attributes
Attributes inherited from: Declaration
Attributes inherited from: Node
Attributes inherited from: Object
hash, string
Methods
copyshared ObjectDefinition copy(LIdentifier name = ..., ClassBody body = ..., ExtendedType? extendedType = ..., SatisfiedTypes? satisfiedTypes = ..., Annotations annotations = ...)
Parameters:
  • name = this.name
  • body = this.body
  • extendedType = this.extendedType
  • satisfiedTypes = this.satisfiedTypes
  • annotations = this.annotations
equalsshared actual Boolean equals(Object that)

Determine if two values are equal. Implementations should respect the constraints that:

  • if x===y then x==y (reflexivity),
  • if x==y then y==x (symmetry),
  • if x==y and y==z then x==z (transitivity).

Furthermore it is recommended that implementations ensure that if x==y then x and y have the same concrete class.

A class which explicitly refines equals() is said to support value equality, and the equality operator == is considered much more meaningful for such classes than for a class which simply inherits the default implementation of identity equality from Identifiable.

Refines Object.equals
transformshared actual Result transform<out Result>(Transformer<Result> transformer)

Transform this node with the given transformer by calling the appropriate transformX method on the transformer.

If you have a Node node that’s actually an LIdentifier instance, then the runtime will call LIdentifier.transform; therefore, this method is by nature narrowing. This means that if transformer is a NarrowingTransformer, calling node.transform(transformer) is equivalent to calling transformer.transformNode(node). On the other hand, if transformer is a WideningTransformer, then the two operations are very different.

visitshared actual void visit(Visitor visitor)

Visit this node with the given visitor. Calls the appropriate visitX method on the visitor.

Refines Node.visit
Inherited Methods
Methods inherited from: Node
Methods inherited from: Object
equals