PLT MzLib: Libraries Manual

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Released December 2005

    1  MzLib

    2 Buffered Asynchronous Channels

    3 Awk-like Syntax

    4 Classes and Objects
        4.1  Object Example
        4.2  Creating Interfaces
        4.3  Creating Classes
            4.3.1  Initialization Variables
            4.3.2  Fields
            4.3.3  Methods
        Method Definitions
        Inherited and Superclass Methods
        Internal and External Names
        4.4  Creating Objects
        4.5  Field and Method Access
            4.5.1  Methods
            4.5.2  Fields
            4.5.3  Generics
        4.6  Mixins
        4.7  Object Serialization
        4.8  Object, Class, and Interface Utilities
        4.9  Expanding to a Class Declaration

    5 Version-100-Style Classes

    6 Version-100 Classes

    7 Compilation Manager

    8 Compilation Manager Hook for Syntax Transformers

    9 Command-line Parsing

    10 Concurrent ML Compatibility

    11 Compatibility

    12 Compiling Files

    13 Contracts
        13.1  Flat Contracts
        13.2  Function Contracts
        13.3  Object and Class Contracts
        13.4  Attaching Contracts to Values
        13.5  Contract Utility

    14 Dates

    15 Deflating (Compressing) Data

    16 Non-Hygienic Macros

    17 Useful Procedures and Syntax

    18 Filesystem Utilities

    19 Foreign Interface

    20 Textually Including Source

    21 Inflating Compressed Data

    22 Integer Sets

    23 Keyword Arguments
        23.1  Required Arguments
        23.2  Optional Arguments
        23.3  Keyword Arguments
        23.4  Rest and Rest-like Arguments
        23.5  Body Argument
        23.6  Mode Keywords
        23.7  Property Lists

    24 List Utilities

    25 Pattern Matching
        25.1  Patterns
        25.2  Extending Match
        25.3  Examples

    26 Math

    27 MD5 Message Digest

    28 System Utilities

    29 Local-Definition Scope Control

    30 Converted Printing

    31 Converted Printing Property

    32 Pattern Matching

    33 Port Utilities

    34 Perl-Style Regular Expressions
        34.1  Introduction
        34.2  Regexp procedures
            34.2.1  pregexp
            34.2.2  pregexp-match-positions
            34.2.3  pregexp-match
            34.2.4  pregexp-split
            34.2.5  pregexp-replace
            34.2.6  pregexp-replace*
            34.2.7  pregexp-quote
        34.3  The regexp pattern language
            34.3.1  Basic assertions
            34.3.2  Characters and character classes
        Some frequently used character classes
        POSIX character classes
            34.3.3  Quantifiers
        Numeric quantifiers
        Non-greedy quantifiers
            34.3.4  Clusters
        Non-capturing clusters
            34.3.5  Alternation
            34.3.6  Backtracking
        Disabling backtracking
            34.3.7  Looking ahead and behind
        34.4  An extended example

    35 Pretty Printing

    36 Process and Shell-Command Execution

    37 Simulating Stand-alone MzScheme

    38 AppleEvents
        38.1  AppleEvents

    39 Serializing Data

    40 Graph Constructor Syntax

    41 MrSpidey Annotations

    42 String Utilities

    43 Structure Utilities

    44 Syntax Parameters

    45 Proxy-like Design Pattern

    46 Thread Utilities

    47 Tracing Top-level Procedure Calls

    48 Tracing File Loads

    49 Transcripts

    50 Core Units
        50.1  Creating Units
        50.2  Invoking Units
        50.3  Linking Units and Creating Compound Units
        50.4  Unit Utilities

    51 Units with Signatures
        51.1  Importing and Exporting with Signatures
        51.2  Signatures
        51.3  Signed Units
        51.4  Linking with Signatures
        51.5  Restricting Signatures
        51.6  Embedded Units
        51.7  Signed Compound Units
        51.8  Invoking Signed Units
        51.9  Extracting a Primitive Unit from a Signed Unit
        51.10  Adding a Signature to Primitive Units
        51.11  Expanding Signed Unit Expressions

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Contributors to MzLib include Dorai Sitaram, Bruce Hauman, Jens Axel Søgaard, Gann Bierner, and Kurt Howard (working from Steve Moshier's Cephes library). Publicly available packages have been assimilated from others, including Andrew Wright (match) and Marc Feeley (original pretty-printing implementation).

This manual was typeset using LATEX, SLaTeX, and tex2page. Some typesetting macros were originally taken from Julian Smart's Reference Manual for wxWindows 1.60: a portable C++ GUI toolkit.

This manual was typeset on Sunday, December 18th, 2005.

Last modified: Sunday, December 18th, 2005 3:56:51am