[Newbies] Re: Some general questions
bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed May 23 15:16:34 UTC 2007
On May 23, 2007, at 16:37 , Darren White wrote:
> Hello, Thanks fro the replies.
> I think my first question was a little fuzzy. I think what I need
> to do as change the question.
> If for example I have a seaside web app and users need to create an
> account. Now, for each user I create an object, say an instance of
> class Users, which has instance variables such as name and address.
> So the new user puts in their detail such as name, address,
> telephone number and then click register. How should (not what) the
> system name this object. What I'm confused about is I don't know
> how may users the system will have have do I name all the user
> object; I can't call them all aUser . If the first user gets an
> object named user1 how do I create another instance of User named
> user2 or What about If I want to use one of the input field as part
> of the name of the object?
> The example below may make it clear what I mean
> 10 timesRepeat: [
> x := 1 asString.
> ''the value of x can be any string object"
> user"how do I add x to be part off the name so I end up with
> variable named user1 user2 ... " := User new.
> x := x + x.]
There is a cool thing called a "collection" that can hold as many
users as you want:
users := OrderedCollection new.
10 timesRepeat: [users add: User new].
And later you can access an individual user like this:
users at: 2
users at: 5
- Bert -
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