[Map] [Key]: [Value] | Manual
[Map] [Key]: [Value]
You can fill the map object with key-value pairs by sending any
binary or keyword message that is not part if its standard behaviour.
Likewise you can retrieve any value from the map by sending the corresponding key
as a unary message. This allows for a very natural looking notation to create
and modify map objects.
☞ menu := Map new Margherita: 11.90, #set using keyword message Hawaii: 12.99, QuattroFormaggi: 13.00, #set using binary message X 15.99. ✎ write: ( menu @ 'Hawaii' ), brk. #retrieve with @ ✎ write: ( menu Margherita ), brk. #retrieve with message ✎ write: ( menu @ 'X' ), brk. #in this case you have to use @
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