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NAME ^

POE::Loop::AnyEvent - AnyEvent event loop support for POE

VERSION ^

version 0.004

SYNOPSIS ^

  use POE qw( Loop::AnyEvent );

  # The rest of your program goes here.
  # There should be little or no changes necessary.
  # All POE APIs and most modules should work with no changes.

DESCRIPTION ^

POE::Loop::AnyEvent replaces POE's default select() event loop with AnyEvent. This allows POE programs to transparently use most of the event loops AnyEvent can provide.

POE::Loop::AnyEvent changes POE's internal implementation without altering its APIs. By design, nearly all software that are already uses POE should continue to work normally without any changes.

Conflicts

It may seem obvious, but AnyEvent::Impl::POE and POE::Loop::AnyEvent are mutually exclusive of one another. Using both would result in a deadlock as each event system called upon the other in infinite recursion.

This deadlock also affects AnyEvent's support of Wx and Prima. AnyEvent doesn't natively support these event loops. Instead it takes advantage of POE's more flexible, comprehensive, and open event loop abstractions.

Callbacks from AnyEvent to POE

POE::Session's callback() and postback() methods simplify callbacks from plain-coderef systems like Tk and AnyEvent to POE's named event handlers. Please see POE::Session for more details.

Private Methods

POE::Loop::AnyEvent implements the private POE::Loop API. Please see POE::Loop for an explanation of that API, especially if you'd like to publish support for a new event loop. POE is structured so that new event loops can be supported without core distribution changes.

Also see POE::Test::Loops for over 35 test files and more than 490 tests you can use for free when writing new POE::Loop modules.

SEE ALSO ^

POE

POE::Kernel

POE::Session

POE::Loop

POE::Test::Loops

AnyEvent

AUTHOR ^

Chris Williams <chris@bingosnet.co.uk>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

This software is copyright (c) 2013 by Chris Williams.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

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