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NAME ^

Persistence::Attribute - Abstract class for MOP attribute object.

SYNOPSIS ^

    package Employee;
    use Abstract::Meta::Class ':all';
    use Persistence::ORM ':all';

    my $orm = entity 'emp';
    $orm->set_mop_attribute_adapter('Persistence::Attribute::MooseAdapter');
    column empno => has('$.no') ;
    column ename => has('$.name');

DESCRIPTION ^

Interface to MOP attribute object adapters.

EXPORT ^

None.

ATTRIBUES

attribute

Wraps MOP atrribute.

column_name

Column name.

METHODS

name

Attribute name.

accessor

Accessor name - name of the method that returns value of the attribute.

    my $accessor = $attribute->accessor;
    my $value = $obj->$accessor;
mutator

Mutator name - name of the method that sets value of the attribute.

    my $accessor = $attribute->mutator;
    $obj->$mutator($value);
storage_key

Attribute storage key.

If this option is set and object_creation_method is set to 'bless' then a new object creation will use bless method

    bless { map {($_->storage_key,  $args{$_->name})} @attributes}, $class

otherwise new method will be used.

    $class->new(map {($_->name,  $args{$_->name})} @attributes);
associated_class

Name of the associated class.

For isntance if you have relationship bettwen My::Employee object and My::Dept then associated_class will be My::Dept

class_name

Class to whom the attribute belongs.

get_value

Returns value form object without triggering any events. Takes object as parameter.

set_value

Sets object value without triggering any events. Takes object, value as parameter.

has_value

Returns true there is value, false otherwise. Takes object name as parameter.

find_attribute

Returns attribute definition. Takes attribute name as parameter.

create_meta_attribute

Retuns a new persisitence attribute object.

This method provides support for plain classes, and xml metadata. If the find attribute method can't find attribute for class then this method should be able to create a new one ad hoc. Takes hash ref with meta attriubtes properties, class name, column name.

install_fetch_interceptor

This method should instal lazy fetch decorator. It takes callback as parameters (code ref) This code ref takes $object referece and $value of the attribute.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

The Persistence::Attribute module is free software. You may distribute under the terms of either the GNU General Public License or the Artistic License, as specified in the Perl README file.

AUTHOR ^

Adrian Witas,adrian@webapp.strefa.pl

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