Class: DataMapper::Property::String

Inherits:
Object show all
Defined in:
lib/dm-core/property/string.rb

Direct Known Subclasses

Binary, Text

Constant Summary collapse

DEFAULT_LENGTH =
50

Constants inherited from DataMapper::Property

INVALID_NAMES, OPTIONS, PRIMITIVES, VISIBILITY_OPTIONS

Instance Attribute Summary

Attributes inherited from DataMapper::Property

#allow_blank, #allow_nil, #default, #dump_as, #index, #instance_variable_name, #load_as, #model, #name, #options, #reader_visibility, #repository_name, #required, #unique_index, #writer_visibility

Instance Method Summary collapse

Methods inherited from Object

#dump, #load, #marshal, #to_child_key, #unmarshal

Methods inherited from DataMapper::Property

accept_options, accepted_options, #allow_blank?, #allow_nil?, #assert_valid_options, #assert_valid_value, #bind, demodulized_names, descendants, determine_class, #determine_visibility, #field, find_class, #get, #get!, inherited, #inspect, #key?, #lazy?, #lazy_load, #lazy_load_properties, #loaded?, nullable, options, primitive, #primitive, #primitive?, #properties, #required?, #serial?, #set, #set!, #typecast, #unique?, #valid?, #value_dumped?, #value_loaded?

Methods included from Equalizer

#equalize

Methods included from Deprecate

#deprecate

Methods included from Subject

#default?, #default_for

Methods included from Assertions

#assert_kind_of

Constructor Details

#initialize(model, name, options = {}) ⇒ String (protected)

Returns a new instance of String.


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# File 'lib/dm-core/property/string.rb', line 30

def initialize(model, name, options = {})
  super
  @length = @options.fetch(:length)
end

Instance Method Details

#lengthInteger?

Returns maximum property length (if applicable). This usually only makes sense when property is of type Range or custom

Returns:

  • (Integer, nil)

    the maximum length of this property


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# File 'lib/dm-core/property/string.rb', line 20

def length
  if @length.kind_of?(Range)
    @length.max
  else
    @length
  end
end

#typecast_to_primitive(value) ⇒ String (protected)

This method is part of a private API. You should avoid using this method if possible, as it may be removed or be changed in the future.

Typecast a value to a String

Parameters:

  • value (#to_s)

    value to typecast

Returns:

  • (String)

    String constructed from value


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# File 'lib/dm-core/property/string.rb', line 44

def typecast_to_primitive(value)
  value.to_s
end