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Files Module

Modules providing file related functions.

In order to use the functions provided by this module, you need to import this module:

>>> import Files

cd

cd(path?)

Changes the current directory to the specified path.

  • path: Path to the directory to change.

Returns

The current directory or throws an exception if the directory does not exists

Example

>>> cd
# cd
out = "/code/kalk/tests"
>>> mkdir "testdir"
>>> cd "testdir"
# cd("testdir")
out = "/code/kalk/tests/testdir"
>>> cd ".."
# cd("..")
out = "/code/kalk/tests"
>>> rmdir "testdir"
>>> dir_exists "testdir"
# dir_exists("testdir")
out = false

dir

dir(path?,recursive?)

List files and directories from the specified path or the current directory.

  • path: The specified directory or the current directory if not specified.
  • recursive: A boolean to perform a recursive list. Default is false.

Returns

An enumeration of the files and directories.

Example

>>> mkdir "testdir"
>>> cd "testdir"
# cd("testdir")
out = "/code/kalk/tests/testdir"
>>> mkdir "subdir"
>>> save_text("content", "file.txt")
>>> dir "."
# dir(".")
out = ["./file.txt", "./subdir"]
>>> save_text("content", "subdir/file2.txt")
>>> dir(".", true)
# dir(".", true)
out = ["./file.txt", "./subdir", "./subdir/file2.txt"]
>>> cd ".."
# cd("..")
out = "/code/kalk/tests"
>>> rmdir("testdir", true)

dir_exists

dir_exists(path)

Checks if the specified directory path exists on the disk.

  • path: Path to a directory.

Returns

true if the specified directory path exists on the disk.

Example

>>> mkdir "testdir"
>>> dir_exists "testdir"
# dir_exists("testdir")
out = true
>>> rmdir "testdir"
>>> dir_exists "testdir"
# dir_exists("testdir")
out = false

file_exists

file_exists(path)

Checks if the specified file path exists on the disk.

  • path: Path to a file.

Returns

true if the specified file path exists on the disk.

Example

>>> rm "test.txt"
>>> file_exists "test.txt"
# file_exists("test.txt")
out = false
>>> save_text("content", "test.txt")
>>> file_exists "test.txt"
# file_exists("test.txt")
out = true

load_bytes

load_bytes(path)

Loads the specified file as binary.

  • path: Path to a file to load as binary.

Returns

The file loaded as a a byte buffer.

Example

>>> load_bytes "test.csv"
# load_bytes("test.csv")
out = bytebuffer([97, 44, 98, 44, 99, 10, 49, 44, 50, 44, 51, 10, 52, 44, 53, 44, 54])
>>> ascii out
# ascii(out)
out = "a,b,c\n1,2,3\n4,5,6"

load_lines

load_lines(path,encoding?)

Load each lines from the specified file path.

  • path: Path to a file to load lines from.
  • encoding: The encoding of the file. Default is "utf-8"

Returns

An enumeration on the lines.

Example

>>> load_lines "test.csv"
# load_lines("test.csv")
out = ["a,b,c", "1,2,3", "4,5,6"]

load_text

load_text(path,encoding?)

Loads the specified file as text.

  • path: Path to a file to load as text.
  • encoding: The encoding of the file. Default is "utf-8"

Returns

The file loaded as a string.

Example

>>> load_text "test.csv"
# load_text("test.csv")
out = "a,b,c\n1,2,3\n4,5,6"

mkdir

mkdir(path)

Creates a directory at the specified path.

  • path: Path of the directory to create.

Example

>>> mkdir "testdir"
>>> dir_exists "testdir"
# dir_exists("testdir")
out = true
>>> rmdir "testdir"
>>> dir_exists "testdir"
# dir_exists("testdir")
out = false

pwd

pwd

Gets the current directory.

Returns

The current directory.

Example

>>> pwd
# pwd
out = "/code/kalk/tests"

rm

rm(path)

Deletes a file from the specified path.

  • path: Path to the file to delete.

Example

>>> rm "test.txt"
>>> file_exists "test.txt"
# file_exists("test.txt")
out = false
>>> save_text("content", "test.txt")
>>> file_exists "test.txt"
# file_exists("test.txt")
out = true

rmdir

rmdir(path)

Deletes the directory at the specified path.

  • path: Path to the directory to delete.

Example

>>> mkdir "testdir"
>>> dir_exists "testdir"
# dir_exists("testdir")
out = true
>>> rmdir "testdir"
>>> dir_exists "testdir"
# dir_exists("testdir")
out = false

save_bytes

save_bytes(data,path)

Saves a byte buffer to the specified file path.

  • data: The data to save.
  • path: Path to the file to save the data to.

Example

>>> utf8("Hello World!")
# utf8("Hello World!")
out = bytebuffer([72, 101, 108, 108, 111, 32, 87, 111, 114, 108, 100, 33])
>>> save_bytes(out, "test.bin")
>>> load_bytes("test.bin")
# load_bytes("test.bin")
out = bytebuffer([72, 101, 108, 108, 111, 32, 87, 111, 114, 108, 100, 33])
>>> utf8(out)
# utf8(out)
out = "Hello World!"

save_lines

save_lines(lines,path,encoding?)

Saves an array of data as string to the specified files.

  • lines: An array of data.
  • path: Path to the file to save the lines to.
  • encoding: The encoding of the file. Default is "utf-8"

Example

>>> save_lines(1..10, "lines.txt")
>>> load_lines("lines.txt")
# load_lines("lines.txt")
out = ["1", "2", "3", "4", "5", "6", "7", "8", "9", "10"]

save_text

save_text(text,path,encoding?)

Saves a text to the specified file path.

  • text: The text to save.
  • path: Path to the file to save the text to.
  • encoding: The encoding of the file. Default is "utf-8"

Example

>>> save_text("Hello World!", "test.txt")
>>> load_text("test.txt")
# load_text("test.txt")
out = "Hello World!"