[Object] message: [String] arguments: [List] | Manual
[Object] message: [String] arguments: [List]
Sends a custom or 'dynamic' message to an object. This takes a string containing
the message to be send to the object and an array listing the arguments at the
correct indexes. If the array fails to provide the correct indexes this will
generate an out-of-bounds error coming from the Array object. If something other
than an List is provided an error will be thrown as well.
☞ str := 'write:'. ✎ message: 'write:' arguments: (List ← 'Hello World'). This will print the string 'Hello world' on the screen using a dynamically crafted message.
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