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Questions tagged [enum]

A data type consisting of a set of named values called elements, members or enumerators of the type.

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Simple boolean gate with two TriState inputs

As part of a code review I came across this isDummy(a,b)-Method and the question, whether it is more readable as a conjunction, or a disjunction: Original snippet: ...
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Image pixel-editing class with an enum for colors

I'm creating an image class that can be used by other classes to create visualizations of data. The class doesn't need to be complicated as the classes will be editing the images pixel by pixel. The ...
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Avoiding the use of ordinal() in an already-deployed enum

While reviewing a PR, I found an enum being used like this: ...
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Adding additional attributes to an Enum object

I have used Enum objects before in PHP as shown here. However, I often find it's a requirement to have further attributes or metadata available on the instances. I came up with the example solution ...
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C++ class for a flag register in a Chip8 emulator

In order to learn C++ I decided to code a Chip8 emulator following a tutorial. When I came across the idea of a flag register and decided it would be fun to implement in order to get familiar with ...
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Using Enum in java to store a fixed set of mutable objects

I already posted this on Stack Overflow, but someone suggested to post it to Code Review instead. I am creating an Android app that draws to the canvas. For this, ...
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Factory method to create two kinds of cars based on an enum

I am implementing the factory method approach. My intention is to know if my approach is correct for factory method. Any modifications to be done to align with the approach? First I am creating an ...
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Manage Game Level with enum

Basically What I have is basket ball App. In which I have Added some levels and difficulties. logic is simply use tupple in enum and I have some methods to update / get current level with new values ...
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Creating an Enum with a Custom Type in Swift 4.x

I was in a code review today and someone said, "Why don't you do an enum on that?" I had started to, but conforming to a bunch of protocols seemed like a gigantic ...
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PHP class that behaves like enums

I'm relatively new to PHP and one of the things I miss from other languages are enums. After looking around for some samples on how can I have somewhat similar to them, I came up with this ...
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Int to Enum Extension Method

As you know, converting an int to an enum is straightforward. Doing it generically with type/range checking isn't. I looked for a reusable example since this seems like a common situation but did not ...
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Viable Flags (Enum) ValueObject

I was answering a question that led down a rabbit hole of creating an EnumValueObject with [Flags] capabilities. I started with ...
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I created a “enum string” container in c++

The reason I created this is because I wanted my string values to be type safe and I wanted to decrease the amount of bad data that has crept into my system due to hard coded values in the past. ...
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Python Constant Class, Different Enum Implementation

So I saw a need for and came up with a class implementation to group constants, which I'm calling a Constant Class. I wondered if there existed other similar implementations or if there is a flaw in ...
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Game Character class with many skills

Im creating a class that has all of my data in and can see it would quickly become messy. I feel that there must be a way of making it neater rather than making a new method each time For example. I ...
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Custom enumeration classes

Lately I've been using a lot of enums in my project and the lack of generic Enum constraint seems to be quite problematic. This combined with few other headaches ...
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Generic framework to handle parameterized commands

I asked this question a while ago, and this was one of the comments: There (mostly) seems to be a one-to-one mapping of a lot of your functions to IRC command verbs. For example, ...
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Advanced nuclides library

[Context] : I'm currently developing a program in nuclear physics and i would like to have a simple access to all nuclides. Technical specifications are : Since informations are static, I want them ...
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Nuclides enum library

I'm currently developing a program in nuclear physics and i would like to have a simple access to all nuclides. Technical specifications are : Since informations are static, I want them to be hard ...
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Simple barista application to calculate the price of a drink based on different ingredients

The scenario is that a customer orders a coffee from a vending machine by selecting a choice from several categories, such as size, flavor, and creamer type. Given their choices, we then have to ...
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Pre Java 8 a lot of Comparators implementation

Looking for critiques on my implementation of a list of countries that offers many ways to sort it in a useful and easy way for a client. The main concern is about the design of the enum that holds ...
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Using enums in a card/deck class [closed]

I recognize that this is a common question area with lots of answers: Here and here for example. Specifically I'm trying to better understand how to use Enums in Python. Suits in a deck of cards ...
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Mixing arbitrary integers and enum values

I'm writing a text adventure editor that identifies various StoryEntity instances by name, among other means, but the name is the primary way for the user or player ...
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Utility for setting Excel column heads

In my workplace, our web application used to show the data in LIST. It also allows their users to download that list's data in Excel format (we are using Apache POI for Excel). Now everytime we need ...
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Map between multiple data sets and magic numbers

Intro I've recently come across a problem when getting metadata from files in explorer. Meta Data can be read off a file using the GetDetailsOf function, which ...
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Implementing an enum field for peewee.Model

I implemented an enum field class EnumField inheriting from peewee.CharField. The reason that I use a character-based field is ...
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Reimplementing Python's enum.auto() for compatibility

In Python >= 3.6 there is an enum.auto() function. The auto() function can be used like this: ...
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Enum synced with Database

Our database has several tables that have a value that can be one of 4 things, so we made these columns instead have an id column with a foreign key to an enum table with an id and a value column to ...
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Class to classify and compare alphanumeric symbols

I need a class to handle sequences of the following Symbols: 0123456789abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. Digits, lowercase and uppercase symbols will be handled differently. I will ...
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Enumeration for days of the week

I want to be able to represent days of the week as Strings and numerical values so I can print out the days of the week and sort them properly (sun-sat instead of sorting them alphabetically). This is ...
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Including ResourceBundle in enum in order to display enum constant name in different languages [closed]

I'm working on spring web application which has to be accessible both in polish and english. So generally, it's all about internationalization. Of course, internationalization is based on getting ...
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Enum with associated value as stored property in Swift extension

I have a service which connects to server using socket and stays connected, I used this enum to manage connection state: ...
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Int-Enum to String and vice a versa in Swift

I have a situation in my client-server app where I have to send my network strength to server and also receive other clients' strength from server. So I created enum as: ...
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Nested switch to return configuration for combination of 3 database types and 4 domains

I am currently doing a code review for a coworker. I have encountered something like this: ...
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Picking weighed enumerable values at random

I have a number of enumerables, and I want to randomly pick one value from one of the enumerables so that each value has a certain weight in the randomisation process. This is simplification of my ...
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Instantiating a C++ class based on an enum value

I have a bit of code duplication and trying to figure a better way to reduce it. I'm looking for any suggestions. If this was in Java I could easily use reflection. The code posted is a basic ...
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Iterate over an Enum subgroup

I'm looking for a way to get a subset of a given enum to avoid repetition and use same enum type while comparing. I found this question Enum subset or subgroup in C# and like the idea of using static ...
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Kotlin: Comparing enums

I am currently converting a project from Java to kotlin and re-writing the code in the process to make the most out of kotlin's capabilities. The project contains a Battle System which uses elements ...
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Input data integrity checking

I am trying to perform integrity checks on input data before the core of my algorithm gets to work by making sure inputs are neither NAN or out of a reasonable set of bounds. I have defined the ...
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Enum usage to restrict class attribute values

I am using enums in python3 for the first time but unsure if I am using them correctly. I want to restrict the 'allowed values' for a class attribute ...
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Change the background color of the console with the help of enum

I've recently learned the concept of enum and method calling with the enum. From what I learned I've done this simple snippet ...
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Performant functional evaluation for enum value

I have a Java enum which represents the side of an order (enum Side {ASK, BID}) and I'm constantly writing code with which I'd like to use the ternary operator, e.g....
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Login functionality with enum or bool

I'm re-designing the login functionality for our application, and the first thing I came across is something a previous developer wrote a while back. There's a simple Login class that just contains 2 ...
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Proper practice using enums in header files

Long time coder, but very very new to C++. I'm trying to put together my first real-sized project and figuring out what I need to change about my script-kiddie ...
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Improving Design for structured Keys

On several occasions I had to use a fixed set of keys (constants in the sense of static final String) with some additional logic (grouping in different keySets). After some more or less lefthanded ...
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One method for changing one of the properties

I have a few resources set in my class – coins, diamonds, hearts, enum of these resources names, and method for increasing specified resource. I want to make single "Increase" method for all resources ...
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Method that returns description attribute of enum value

I have the following method in .NET Core that returns the description attribute of an enum value. I think this code can be more elegant. I'd appreciate some ...
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Use predefined vs. custom enums to return appropriate message from service layer [closed]

In my project I used N Layer Architecture. In the service layer I return an enum for each action, for example for Add action ...
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ByteUnit class to convert across size units

Based on java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit class I wrote similar class to convert size units: ...
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Validate input that maps int to enum

I've written the following enum and have added a function, fromValue that allows the caller to map given int into the enum value. I was wondering if the ...