View Source Moar.Atom (Moar v1.19.3)

Atom-related functions.

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Functions

Converts a string to an atom (via String.to_atom/1), and returns atoms unchanged.

Converts an atom to a string (via Atom.to_string/1), and returns strings unchanged.

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@spec from_string(atom() | binary()) :: atom()

Converts a string to an atom (via String.to_atom/1), and returns atoms unchanged.

Useful when you aren't sure ahead of time whether you have a string or an atom.

examples

Examples

iex> Moar.Atom.from_string("foo")
:foo

iex> Moar.Atom.from_string(:bar)
:bar

iex> Moar.Atom.from_string(nil)
** (ArgumentError) Unable to convert nil into an atom
@spec to_string(atom() | binary()) :: binary()

Converts an atom to a string (via Atom.to_string/1), and returns strings unchanged.

Useful when you aren't sure ahead of time whether you have a string or an atom.

examples

Examples

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

iex> Moar.Atom.to_string(:bar)
"bar"

iex> Moar.Atom.to_string(nil)
** (ArgumentError) Unable to convert nil into a string