Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
good chemistry is complicated,
and a little bit messy -LW

Re: Object get method as variable name

by blue_cowdawg (Monsignor)
on Jan 09, 2013 at 19:39 UTC ( #1012553=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Object get method as variable name

Consider the following:

#!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; my $s = new speak(); foreach my $critter(qw/ cat dog spider /){ $s->$critter(); } exit(0); package speak; sub new { bless {},"speak"; } sub cat { print "meow!\n"; } sub dog { print "woof!\n"; } sub spider { print "arf!\n"; } 1;
which may give you some enlightenment that you seek.

When run it yields:

$ ./ meow! woof! arf!
Hope this is of some help.

Peter L. Berghold -- Unix Professional
Peter -at- Berghold -dot- Net; AOL IM redcowdawg Yahoo IM: blue_cowdawg

Comment on Re: Object get method as variable name
Select or Download Code

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://1012553]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others wandering the Monastery: (5)
As of 2015-10-06 23:03 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?

    Does Humor Belong in Programming?

    Results (163 votes), past polls