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Recap of Part 2

In Part 2, you learned about the features that make ObjectScript really interesting and powerful:

  • Almost everything is a string, even when it's a number or a list.

  • The incredible pattern match operator.

  • A lot of functions for strings and lists.

  • How to work with dates.

  • How to write your own functions.

  • How to use the Caché debugger.

  • Arrays, ordered trees, and globals.

  • How to test whether variables exist using the $Data function.

  • How easy it is to create a database and indices.


Click here to go back to Part 1 of the tutorial (The Basics).

Click here to go back to Part 2 of the tutorial (The Good Stuff).

Click here to proceed to Part 3 of the tutorial (Using Your Database).

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