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Function object.Object.factory

Create instance of class specified by the fully qualified name classname. The class must either have no constructors or have a default constructor.

static Object factory (
  string classname


null if failed



class C
    this() { x = 10; }
    int x;

void main()
    auto c = cast(C)Object.factory("");
    assert(c !is null && c.x == 10);


Walter Bright, Sean Kelly


Boost License 1.0.