Class: Mash

Inherits:
Hash show all
Defined in:
lib/extlib/mash.rb

Overview

This class has dubious semantics and we only have it so that people can write params instead of params.

Constant Summary

Constants inherited from Hash

Hash::URI_ENCODE_PATTERN

Instance Method Summary collapse

Methods inherited from Hash

#add_html_class!, #environmentize_keys!, from_xml, #normalize_param, #only, #protect_keys!, #to_mash, #to_params, #to_xml_attributes, #unprotect_keys!

Constructor Details

#initialize(constructor = {}) ⇒ Mash

Returns a new instance of Mash.

Parameters:

  • constructor (Object) (defaults to: {})

    The default value for the mash. Defaults to an empty hash.


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# File 'lib/extlib/mash.rb', line 13

def initialize(constructor = {})
  if constructor.is_a?(Hash)
    super()
    update(constructor)
  else
    super(constructor)
  end
end

Instance Method Details

#[]=(key, value) ⇒ Object

Parameters:

  • key (Object)

    The key to set.

  • value (Object)

    The value to set the key to.

See Also:

  • #convert_key
  • #convert_value

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# File 'lib/extlib/mash.rb', line 44

def []=(key, value)
  regular_writer(convert_key(key), convert_value(value))
end

#default(key = nil) ⇒ Object

Parameters:

  • key (Object) (defaults to: nil)

    The default value for the mash. Defaults to nil.


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# File 'lib/extlib/mash.rb', line 27

def default(key = nil)
  if key.is_a?(Symbol) && include?(key = key.to_s)
    self[key]
  else
    super
  end
end

#delete(key) ⇒ Object

Parameters:

  • key (Object)

    The key to delete from the mash.\


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# File 'lib/extlib/mash.rb', line 97

def delete(key)
  super(convert_key(key))
end

#except(*keys) ⇒ Mash

Returns A new mash without the selected keys.

Examples:

{ :one => 1, :two => 2, :three => 3 }.except(:one)
  #=> { "two" => 2, "three" => 3 }

Parameters:

  • *rejected (Array[(String, Symbol)] The mash keys to exclude.)

    rejected<Array[(String, Symbol)] The mash keys to exclude.

Returns:

  • (Mash)

    A new mash without the selected keys.


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# File 'lib/extlib/mash.rb', line 108

def except(*keys)
  super(*keys.map {|k| convert_key(k)})
end

#fetch(key, *extras) ⇒ Object

Returns The value at key or the default value.

Parameters:

  • key (Object)

    The key to fetch. This will be run through convert_key.

  • *extras (Array)

    Default value.

Returns:

  • (Object)

    The value at key or the default value.


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# File 'lib/extlib/mash.rb', line 76

def fetch(key, *extras)
  super(convert_key(key), *extras)
end

#key?(key) ⇒ Boolean Also known as: include?, has_key?, member?

Returns True if the key exists in the mash.

Parameters:

  • key (Object)

    The key to check for. This will be run through convert_key.

Returns:

  • (Boolean)

    True if the key exists in the mash.


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# File 'lib/extlib/mash.rb', line 63

def key?(key)
  super(convert_key(key))
end

#merge(hash) ⇒ Mash

Returns A new mash with the hash values merged in.

Parameters:

  • hash (Hash)

    The hash to merge with the mash.

Returns:

  • (Mash)

    A new mash with the hash values merged in.


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# File 'lib/extlib/mash.rb', line 91

def merge(hash)
  self.dup.update(hash)
end

#regular_updateObject


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# File 'lib/extlib/mash.rb', line 36

alias_method :regular_update, :update

#regular_writerObject


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# File 'lib/extlib/mash.rb', line 35

alias_method :regular_writer, :[]=

#stringify_keys!Mash

Used to provide the same interface as Hash.

Returns:

  • (Mash)

    This mash unchanged.


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# File 'lib/extlib/mash.rb', line 115

def stringify_keys!; self end

#symbolize_keysHash

Returns The mash as a Hash with symbolized keys.

Returns:

  • (Hash)

    The mash as a Hash with symbolized keys.


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# File 'lib/extlib/mash.rb', line 118

def symbolize_keys
  h = Hash.new(default)
  each { |key, val| h[key.to_sym] = val }
  h
end

#to_hashHash

Returns The mash as a Hash with string keys.

Returns:

  • (Hash)

    The mash as a Hash with string keys.


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# File 'lib/extlib/mash.rb', line 125

def to_hash
  Hash.new(default).merge(self)
end

#update(other_hash) ⇒ Mash Also known as: merge!

Returns The updated mash.

Parameters:

  • other_hash (Hash)

    A hash to update values in the mash with. The keys and the values will be converted to Mash format.

Returns:

  • (Mash)

    The updated mash.


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# File 'lib/extlib/mash.rb', line 53

def update(other_hash)
  other_hash.each_pair { |key, value| regular_writer(convert_key(key), convert_value(value)) }
  self
end

#values_at(*indices) ⇒ Array

Returns The values at each of the provided keys.

Parameters:

  • *indices (Array)

    The keys to retrieve values for. These will be run through convert_key.

Returns:

  • (Array)

    The values at each of the provided keys


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# File 'lib/extlib/mash.rb', line 84

def values_at(*indices)
  indices.collect {|key| self[convert_key(key)]}
end