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revision of inflector.rb docs

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114 activesupport/lib/active_support/inflector.rb
@@ -109,13 +109,13 @@ def inflections
# Returns the plural form of the word in the string.
#
- # Examples
- # "post".pluralize #=> "posts"
- # "octopus".pluralize #=> "octopi"
- # "sheep".pluralize #=> "sheep"
- # "words".pluralize #=> "words"
- # "the blue mailman".pluralize #=> "the blue mailmen"
- # "CamelOctopus".pluralize #=> "CamelOctopi"
+ # Examples:
+ # "post".pluralize # => "posts"
+ # "octopus".pluralize # => "octopi"
+ # "sheep".pluralize # => "sheep"
+ # "words".pluralize # => "words"
+ # "the blue mailman".pluralize # => "the blue mailmen"
+ # "CamelOctopus".pluralize # => "CamelOctopi"
def pluralize(word)
result = word.to_s.dup
@@ -127,15 +127,15 @@ def pluralize(word)
end
end
- # The reverse of pluralize, returns the singular form of a word in a string.
+ # The reverse of +pluralize+, returns the singular form of a word in a string.
#
- # Examples
- # "posts".singularize #=> "post"
- # "octopi".singularize #=> "octopus"
- # "sheep".singluarize #=> "sheep"
- # "word".singluarize #=> "word"
- # "the blue mailmen".singularize #=> "the blue mailman"
- # "CamelOctopi".singularize #=> "CamelOctopus"
+ # Examples:
+ # "posts".singularize # => "post"
+ # "octopi".singularize # => "octopus"
+ # "sheep".singluarize # => "sheep"
+ # "word".singluarize # => "word"
+ # "the blue mailmen".singularize # => "the blue mailman"
+ # "CamelOctopi".singularize # => "CamelOctopus"
def singularize(word)
result = word.to_s.dup
@@ -147,16 +147,16 @@ def singularize(word)
end
end
- # By default, camelize converts strings to UpperCamelCase. If the argument to camelize
- # is set to ":lower" then camelize produces lowerCamelCase.
+ # By default, +camelize+ converts strings to UpperCamelCase. If the argument to +camelize+
+ # is set to <tt>:lower</tt> then +camelize+ produces lowerCamelCase.
#
- # camelize will also convert '/' to '::' which is useful for converting paths to namespaces
+ # +camelize+ will also convert '/' to '::' which is useful for converting paths to namespaces.
#
- # Examples
- # "active_record".camelize #=> "ActiveRecord"
- # "active_record".camelize(:lower) #=> "activeRecord"
- # "active_record/errors".camelize #=> "ActiveRecord::Errors"
- # "active_record/errors".camelize(:lower) #=> "activeRecord::Errors"
+ # Examples:
+ # "active_record".camelize # => "ActiveRecord"
+ # "active_record".camelize(:lower) # => "activeRecord"
+ # "active_record/errors".camelize # => "ActiveRecord::Errors"
+ # "active_record/errors".camelize(:lower) # => "activeRecord::Errors"
def camelize(lower_case_and_underscored_word, first_letter_in_uppercase = true)
if first_letter_in_uppercase
lower_case_and_underscored_word.to_s.gsub(/\/(.?)/) { "::#{$1.upcase}" }.gsub(/(?:^|_)(.)/) { $1.upcase }
@@ -166,12 +166,12 @@ def camelize(lower_case_and_underscored_word, first_letter_in_uppercase = true)
end
# Capitalizes all the words and replaces some characters in the string to create
- # a nicer looking title. Titleize is meant for creating pretty output. It is not
+ # a nicer looking title. +titleize+ is meant for creating pretty output. It is not
# used in the Rails internals.
#
- # titleize is also aliased as as titlecase
+ # +titleize+ is also aliased as as +titlecase+.
#
- # Examples
+ # Examples:
# "man from the boondocks".titleize #=> "Man From The Boondocks"
# "x-men: the last stand".titleize #=> "X Men: The Last Stand"
def titleize(word)
@@ -182,9 +182,9 @@ def titleize(word)
#
# Changes '::' to '/' to convert namespaces to paths.
#
- # Examples
- # "ActiveRecord".underscore #=> "active_record"
- # "ActiveRecord::Errors".underscore #=> active_record/errors
+ # Examples:
+ # "ActiveRecord".underscore # => "active_record"
+ # "ActiveRecord::Errors".underscore # => active_record/errors
def underscore(camel_cased_word)
camel_cased_word.to_s.gsub(/::/, '/').
gsub(/([A-Z]+)([A-Z][a-z])/,'\1_\2').
@@ -195,52 +195,52 @@ def underscore(camel_cased_word)
# Replaces underscores with dashes in the string.
#
- # Example
- # "puni_puni" #=> "puni-puni"
+ # Example:
+ # "puni_puni" # => "puni-puni"
def dasherize(underscored_word)
underscored_word.gsub(/_/, '-')
end
- # Capitalizes the first word and turns underscores into spaces and strips _id.
- # Like titleize, this is meant for creating pretty output.
+ # Capitalizes the first word and turns underscores into spaces and strips a
+ # trailing "_id", if any. Like +titleize+, this is meant for creating pretty output.
#
- # Examples
- # "employee_salary" #=> "Employee salary"
- # "author_id" #=> "Author"
+ # Examples:
+ # "employee_salary" # => "Employee salary"
+ # "author_id" # => "Author"
def humanize(lower_case_and_underscored_word)
lower_case_and_underscored_word.to_s.gsub(/_id$/, "").gsub(/_/, " ").capitalize
end
- # Removes the module part from the expression in the string
+ # Removes the module part from the expression in the string.
#
- # Examples
- # "ActiveRecord::CoreExtensions::String::Inflections".demodulize #=> "Inflections"
- # "Inflections".demodulize #=> "Inflections"
+ # Examples:
+ # "ActiveRecord::CoreExtensions::String::Inflections".demodulize # => "Inflections"
+ # "Inflections".demodulize # => "Inflections"
def demodulize(class_name_in_module)
class_name_in_module.to_s.gsub(/^.*::/, '')
end
# Create the name of a table like Rails does for models to table names. This method
- # uses the pluralize method on the last word in the string.
+ # uses the +pluralize+ method on the last word in the string.
#
# Examples
- # "RawScaledScorer".tableize #=> "raw_scaled_scorers"
- # "egg_and_ham".tableize #=> "egg_and_hams"
- # "fancyCategory".tableize #=> "fancy_categories"
+ # "RawScaledScorer".tableize # => "raw_scaled_scorers"
+ # "egg_and_ham".tableize # => "egg_and_hams"
+ # "fancyCategory".tableize # => "fancy_categories"
def tableize(class_name)
pluralize(underscore(class_name))
end
# Create a class name from a plural table name like Rails does for table names to models.
# Note that this returns a string and not a Class. (To convert to an actual class
- # follow classify with constantize.)
+ # follow +classify+ with +constantize+.)
#
- # Examples
- # "egg_and_hams".classify #=> "EggAndHam"
- # "posts".classify #=> "Post"
+ # Examples:
+ # "egg_and_hams".classify # => "EggAndHam"
+ # "posts".classify # => "Post"
#
- # Singular names are not handled correctly
- # "business".classify #=> "Busines"
+ # Singular names are not handled correctly:
+ # "business".classify # => "Busines"
def classify(table_name)
# strip out any leading schema name
camelize(singularize(table_name.to_s.sub(/.*\./, '')))
@@ -250,10 +250,10 @@ def classify(table_name)
# +separate_class_name_and_id_with_underscore+ sets whether
# the method should put '_' between the name and 'id'.
#
- # Examples
- # "Message".foreign_key #=> "message_id"
- # "Message".foreign_key(false) #=> "messageid"
- # "Admin::Post".foreign_key #=> "post_id"
+ # Examples:
+ # "Message".foreign_key # => "message_id"
+ # "Message".foreign_key(false) # => "messageid"
+ # "Admin::Post".foreign_key # => "post_id"
def foreign_key(class_name, separate_class_name_and_id_with_underscore = true)
underscore(demodulize(class_name)) + (separate_class_name_and_id_with_underscore ? "_id" : "id")
end
@@ -283,10 +283,10 @@ def constantize(camel_cased_word)
Object.module_eval("::#{$1}", __FILE__, __LINE__)
end
- # Ordinalize turns a number into an ordinal string used to denote the
- # position in an ordered sequence such as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th.
+ # Turns a number into an ordinal string used to denote the position in an
+ # ordered sequence such as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th.
#
- # Examples
+ # Examples:
# ordinalize(1) # => "1st"
# ordinalize(2) # => "2nd"
# ordinalize(1002) # => "1002nd"

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