Class::Dot::Object - The default base object for Class::Dot classes.
This document describes
Class::Dot version 2.0.0_15
This is the default base class for Class::Dot classes.
You don't have to inherit from this class manually,
it is done automaticly when you import
Class::Dot in your class.
Actually it is a bit more complex than that,
it is the base class for
Class::Dot's default metaclass,
You can extend it's functionality by subclassing
Class::Dot::Meta::Class and then set that subclass as the metaclass with the
via there you can decide which base class you want.
This class contain useful methods for introspection on your class's attributes, metaclass and so on.
Notice how this base class has no constructor or destructor, these are built dynamicly by the metaclass.
Returns true if the class has the attribute
Get the value of an attribute.
Set the value of an attribute.
NOTE This will not check if the value conforms to the type constraint even if the
-constrained option is set.
To do this dynamically you have to do it like this:
my $set_attr = $self->__meta__($attribute)->setter_name(); $self->$set_attr($value);
Return attribute metadata for an attribute by it's name. This will return the attribute's type instance. See Class::Dot::Type for the methods available.
Return the instance of the metaclass for this class.
Returns true if this class is finalized.
Finalize the class.
This class has no error messages.
This module requires no configuration file or environment variables.
No bugs have been reported.
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