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Re^5: How Large Does Your Project Have To Be to Justify Using Moose? (modular)

by Arunbear (Parson)
on Oct 07, 2011 at 12:09 UTC ( #930169=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: How Large Does Your Project Have To Be to Justify Using Moose? (modular)
in thread How Large Does Your Project Have To Be to Justify Using Moose?

Moose also gives you Roles which seem like a good fit for the "soon-to-be-implemented-as-plugins methods" (there's also a longer explanation of roles).

It also makes delegation very easy to set up (as another more optimal reuse method than inheritance).

Even if the attributes aren't part of the module's interface, Moose will create for you a new() method that lets the attributes be passed in e.g.
package Person; use Moose; has 'name' => (reader => '_name'); has 'age' => (reader => '_age'); sub talk { my $self = shift; printf "My name is %s and I'm %d years young\n", $self->_name, $sel +f->_age; } package main; my $bob = Person->new(name => 'Bob', age => 55); $bob->talk(); $bob->age(1); # dies
And it's nice to be able to see at a glance what the attributes are instead of having to dig into the constructor.


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Re^6: How Large Does Your Project Have To Be to Justify Using Moose? (plugins)
by jgamble (Pilgrim) on Oct 07, 2011 at 13:33 UTC

    Moose also gives you Roles which seem like a good fit for the "soon-to-be-implemented-as-plugins methods"...

    Hmm. Although it doesn't seem to provide a plugin framework itself. I take it I should be looking elsewhere for a standard, or at least commonly used, way to do that?

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