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AngelScript WIP - anonymous functions

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I've added support for anonymous functions in the latest revision (2202) of the AngelScript WIP.

 

The syntax for using anonymous functions look like this:

 

void main()
{
   // Passing an anonymous function to a function expecting a function pointer
   DoSomethingWithACallback(function(a,b) {return a+b});
 
   // Store a pointer to an anonymous function for later use
   callback @cb = function(a,b) {return a*b;}
}
 
// The anonymous function will take on the signature that is expected by the target
funcdef int callback(int, int);
int DoSomethingACallback(callback @cb)
{
   return cb(1, 2);
}

 

Let me know your thoughts, and if you find any problem with this new feature please let me know so I can have it fixed before I make the official release.

 

Observe, the anonymous functions cannot be used as closures yet. That will have to wait for future time (if ever) as it would require a lot more changes in the compiler.

 

 

 

Regards,

Andreas

 

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