Discussion Coolest natives

Bribe

vJass errors are legion
My favorite functions are:

[ljass]native UnitAlive takes unit id returns boolean[/ljass]
[ljass]native ExecuteFunc takes string funcName returns nothing[/ljass]

And I don't know why.

What are yours?
 

Jedi

New Member
[ljass]native ExecuteFunc takes string funcName returns nothing[/ljass]
Has a cool name.

[ljass]native Cheat takes string cheatStr returns nothing[/ljass]


I don't know why too :p
 

Sgqvur

FullOfUltimateTruthsAndEt ernalPrinciples, i.e shi
[ljass]GetLocalPlayer()[/ljass] and [ljass]EndGame[/ljass]
 

Troll-Brain

You can change this now in User CP.
Definitely GetLocalPlayer, it allows cool stuff.
Btw this one is missing for starcraft 2, right ?

@BlackRose : Despite DoNothing is indeed useful, it is not a native function.
 

Sgqvur

FullOfUltimateTruthsAndEt ernalPrinciples, i.e shi
>Btw this one([ljass]GetLocalPlayer()[/ljass]) is missing for starcraft 2, right

For now yes I think, also [ljass]ExecuteFunc()[/ljass] has no replacement?
 

Azlier

Old World Ghost
Well, it's much safer and usually faster to use a trigger and TriggerExecute over ExecuteFunc. Function interfaces also do the job.
 

Bribe

vJass errors are legion
I beg to differ; using TriggerExecute is the bigger problem if you have a [ljass]TriggerSleepAction[/ljass] call, because all associated threads will stop. Right now, I'm usuing a condition which then calls [ljass]ExecuteFunc[/ljass], and that's its only purpose (it's a dynamic trigger with a wait period inside of it).
 

BlackRose

Forum User
Eh. Same idea I guess: "Favourite function / native". Anyways:

[ljass]native And takes boolexpr operandA, boolexpr operandB returns boolexpr[/ljass]
 

Sgqvur

FullOfUltimateTruthsAndEt ernalPrinciples, i.e shi
JASS:
1. Andie/y, 2. Andrey, 3. Andrew, 4. Andres, 5. Andreas, 6. Andre, 7. Anders, 8. Anderson, 9. Andreas, 10. Andwele

I'll go with 1? : P
 
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