TypeUtil

Kind of class:class
Inherits from:none
Version:05/12/07
Author:Aaron Clinger, David Nelson
Classpath:org.casaframework.util.TypeUtil
File last modified:Sunday, 19 August 2007, 13:43:36
Utilities for determining an object's type.

Summary

Class methods

Class methods

getTypeOf

static function getTypeOf (obj:Object) : String
Evaluates an object and returns a string describing its type. This method is more versed than the typeof equivalent.
Parameters:
obj:
Object to evaluate.
Returns:
Returns a string describing the objects type.
Usage note:
org.casaframework.textfield.CoreTextField and org.casaframework.movieclip.CoreMovieClip will return types of "textfield" and "movieclip" respectively.

isTypeOf

static function isTypeOf (obj:Object, type:String) : Boolean
Evaluates if an object is of a certain type. Can detect any types that getTypeOf can describe.
Parameters:
obj :
Object to evaluate.
type:
String describe the objects type.
Returns:
Returns true if object matches type; otherwise false.