Extractor Objects

Import scala.util.Random

object CustomerID {

  def apply(name: String) = s"$name--${Random.nextLong}"

  def unapply(customerID: String): Option[String] = {
    val stringArray: Array[String] = customerID.split("--")
    if (stringArray.tail.nonEmpty) Some(stringArray.head) else None
  }
}

val customer1ID = CustomerID("Sukyoung")  // Sukyoung--23098234908
customer1ID match {
  case CustomerID(name) => println(name)  // prints Sukyoung
  case _ => println("Could not extract a CustomerID")
}

An extractor object is an object with an unapply method.

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