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Tuples are special data structures that allow you to store multiple values in one object without having to declare an extra class. Unlike arrays, tuples values can be of different type, and tuples of different lenghts are incompatible with each other.
(value1, value2, ...)
The type of a tuple is always
(type of value1, type of value2, ...), which is a tuple type with the same arity as the tuple expression. As with arrays, providing an explicit type for tuple expressions via casts or type ascriptions makes the expression convert its subexpressions. The following example code illustrates the type behaviour of tuples.
let t = (1, "a", true) // t: (int, String, boolean)
let u = (1, 2) // t: (int, int)
let v: (int, float) = (1, 2)
The most important tuple operations are the
ncan be any number from
1to the arity the tuple.
print t._1 // prints 1
let s = t._2 // s: String
print s // prints a
print t._3 // prints true
More tuple operations can be found in the
dyvil.tuple.Tupleclass and its nested classes.