API16

JAdapter/setAdapter

< API16:JAdapter

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Description

Set an adapter by name


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Syntax

setAdapter($name, &$adapter=null)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$name $name Adapter name
&$adapter null $adapter Adapter object

Returns

boolean True if successful

Defined in

libraries/joomla/base/adapter.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.base.adapter' );

Source Body

public function setAdapter($name, &$adapter = null)
{
        if (!is_object($adapter))
        {
                // Try to load the adapter object
                require_once $this->_basepath.DS.$this->_adapterfolder.DS.strtolower($name).'.php';
                $class = $this->_classprefix.ucfirst($name);
                if (!class_exists($class)) {
                        return false;
                }
                $adapter = new $class($this, $this->_db);
        }
        $this->_adapters[$name] =& $adapter;
        return true;
}


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Examples

Code Examples


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