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typeof?

brooke_spreenbrooke_spreen Member, Developers Posts: 109 PRO
Is there an analog of Javascript's "typeof" in Featurescript?

In other words, is there a way to ask the open-ended question "what is the type of this variable"?
Note that this is a different question than "is this variable of the type 'myType'", which returns a boolean.

As an example, when debugging, it would be very useful to do:
println(typeof myVar);

example output:
Array
or
Query

Design Engineer | Anerdgy AG

Comments

  • konstantin_shiriazdanovkonstantin_shiriazdanov Member Posts: 1,221 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Sadly there are no capability like this in fs. Only if tests, not even case/match statements, though these keywords are reserved so it may come once.
  • brooke_spreenbrooke_spreen Member, Developers Posts: 109 PRO
    Bummer! Maybe one day the typeof will come as well...
    Design Engineer | Anerdgy AG
  • Jacob_CorderJacob_Corder Member Posts: 65 PRO
    you can use this

    If(myVar is Plane)
    {

    else if(myVar is Query
    {

    }
    elseif(myVar is Array)
    {

    }
    else if(myVar is Map) 
    {

    }

    it works for any type and passes through the type check function of each type. 
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