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NAME ^

MooseX::MetaDescription - A framework for adding additional metadata to Moose classes

SYNOPSIS ^

  package Foo;
  use metaclass 'MooseX::MetaDescription::Meta::Class' => (
      # add class-level metadata
      description => {
          'Hello' => 'World'
      }
  );
  use Moose;
  
  has 'bar' => (
      metaclass   => 'MooseX::MetaDescription::Meta::Attribute',
      is          => 'ro',
      isa         => 'Str',   
      default     => sub { Bar->new() },
      # add attribute level metadata
      description => {
          node_type   => 'element',
      }
  );
  
  my $foo = Foo->new;
  
  $foo->meta->description; # { 'Hello' => 'World' }
  
  my $bar = $foo->meta->get_attribute('bar');
  
  # access the desciption HASH directly
  $bar->description; # { node_type   => 'element' }    
  
  # or access the instance of MooseX::MetaDescription::Description
  $bar->metadescription;
  
  # access the original attribute metaobject from the metadesc too
  $bar->metadescription->descriptor == $bar;

DESCRIPTION ^

MooseX::MetaDescription allows you to add arbitrary out of band metadata to your Moose classes and attributes. This will allow you to track out of band data along with attributes, which is very useful for say serializing Moose classes in HTML or XML.

METHODS ^

meta

The Moose metaclass.

BUGS ^

All complex software has bugs lurking in it, and this module is no exception. If you find a bug please either email me, or add the bug to cpan-RT.

AUTHOR ^

Code and Design originally by Jonathan Rockway in the Ernst module, extracted and refactored by:

Stevan Little <stevan.little@iinteractive.com>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

Copyright 2008 Infinity Interactive, Inc.

http://www.iinteractive.com

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

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