Breno G. de Oliveira > Padre-0.45 > Padre::Task::PPI

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Module Version: 0.45   Source   Latest Release: Padre-1.00

NAME ^

Padre::Task::PPI - Generic PPI background processing task

SYNOPSIS ^

  package Padre::Task::PPI::MyFancyTest;
  use base 'Padre::Task::PPI';
  
  # will be called after ppi-parsing:
  sub process_ppi  {
          my $self = shift;
          my $ppi  = shift or return;
          my $result = ...expensive_calculation_using_ppi...
          $self->{result} = $result;
          return();
  },
  
  sub finish {
          my $self = shift;
          my $result = $self->{result};
          # update GUI here...
  };
  
  1;
  
  # elsewhere:
  
  # by default, the text of the current document
  # will be fetched.
  my $task = Padre::Task::PPI::MyFancyTest->new();
  $task->schedule;
  
  my $task2 = Padre::Task::PPI::MyFancyTest->new(
    text => 'parse-this!',
  );
  $task2->schedule;

DESCRIPTION ^

This is a base class for all tasks that need to do expensive calculations using PPI. The class will setup a PPI::Document object from a given piece of code and then call the process_ppi method on the task object and pass the PPI::Document as first argument.

You can either let Padre::Task::PPI fetch the Perl code for parsing from the current document or specify it as the "text" parameter to the constructor.

Note: If you don't supply the document text and there is no currently open document to fetch it from, new() will simply return the empty list instead of a Padre::Task::PPI object.

SEE ALSO ^

This class inherits from Padre::Task and its instances can be scheduled using Padre::TaskManager.

The transfer of the objects to and from the worker threads is implemented with Storable.

AUTHOR ^

Steffen Mueller smueller@cpan.org

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

Copyright 2008-2009 The Padre development team as listed in Padre.pm.

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

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