[Ironruby-core] RubyArray to List<T> ?

Bobby Johnson bobby.johnson at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 15:59:11 EDT 2010


var list = array.Cast<Tweet>(); would be cleaner.

On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 5:47 PM, Tomas Matousek <Tomas.Matousek at microsoft.com
> wrote:

> RubyArray is IList<object>, its items might be of arbitrary (different)
> types.
>
> You can certainly try to cast all of them to a single type:
>            var list = new List<Tweet>(array.Count);
>            foreach (Tweet item in array) {
>                list.Add(item);
>            }
>
> Tomas
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org [mailto:
> ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of Ben Hall
> Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2010 5:27 PM
> To: ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
> Subject: [Ironruby-core] RubyArray to List<T> ?
>
> Hello,
>
> I have a block of code which returns me a RubyArray back into C# code.
> While I can get access to the strongly typed objects inside using
> reflection, I was wondering if there was any way to get the data back as a
> List<T> ?
>
> Example of the code at the moment:
>            RubyArray o = (RubyArray)
> filters[1].GetFilteredOutTweets(tweets);
>            Console.WriteLine(o);
>            Console.WriteLine((o[0] as Tweet).User);
>
>
> GetFilteredOutTweets returns an object as when it returned List<Tweet> it
> was causing it to fail.
>
> Make sense?
>
> Thanks
>
> Ben
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