StringConverter

The StringConverter class allows you to convert arbitrary values into strings.

Description

The StringConverter class allows you to convert arbitrary values into strings using the following extended conversion rules:

  • Numbers: are converted with ‘.’ as decimal point
  • DateTime: using ISO format
  • Boolean: “true” for true and “false” for false
  • Arrays: as comma-separated list
  • Other objects: using toString() method

Static methods

toNullableString

Converts value into string or returns null when value is null.

public static toNullableString(value: any): string

  • value: any - the value to convert.
  • returns: string - string value or null when value is null.

toString

Converts value into string or returns "" when value is null.

public static toString(value: any): string

  • value: any - the value to convert.
  • returns: string - string value or "" when value is null.

toStringWithDefault

Converts value into string or returns default when value is null.

public static toStringWithDefault(value: any, defaultValue: string): string

  • value: any - the value to convert.
  • defaultValue: string - the default value.
  • returns: string - string value or default when value is null.

Examples

let value1 = StringConverter.ToString(123.456); // Result: "123.456"
let value2 = StringConverter.ToString(true); // Result: "true"
let value3 = StringConverter.ToString(new Date(2018,0,1)); // Result: "2018-01-01T00:00:00.00"
let value4 = StringConverter.ToString([1,2,3]); // Result: "1,2,3"