# Converts a hash to an instance of a class
# From http://pullmonkey.com/2008/1/6/convert-a-ruby-hash-into-a-class-object
class Hashit
  def initialize(hash)
    hash.each do |k,v|
      self.instance_variable_set("@#{k}", v)  ## create and initialize an instance variable for this key/value pair
      self.class.send(:define_method, k, proc{self.instance_variable_get("@#{k}")})  ## create the getter that returns the instance variable
      self.class.send(:define_method, "#{k}=", proc{|v| self.instance_variable_set("@#{k}", v)})  ## create the setter that sets the instance variable
    end
  end
end