Elixir v1.5.1 Atom View Source

Convenience functions for working with atoms.

See also Kernel.is_atom/1.

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Functions

Converts an atom to a charlist

Converts an atom to a string

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Link to this function to_charlist(atom) View Source
to_charlist(atom) :: charlist

Converts an atom to a charlist.

Inlined by the compiler.

Examples

iex> Atom.to_charlist(:"An atom")
'An atom'
Link to this function to_string(atom) View Source
to_string(atom) :: String.t

Converts an atom to a string.

Inlined by the compiler.

Examples

iex> Atom.to_string(:foo)
"foo"