G. Wade Johnson

NAME

App::CmdDispatch::IO - Abstract out the input and output for App::CmdDispatch

VERSION

This document describes App::CmdDispatch::IO version 0.42

SYNOPSIS

    use App::CmdDispatch::IO;

    my $io = App::CmdDispatch::IO->new;

    $io->print( "Message to the user\n" );

    my $name = $io->prompt( "What is your name: " );
  

DESCRIPTION

This class encapsulates the I/O interface needed by the App::CmdDispatch module. A user can replace this object to provide a different mechanism for interacting with the user.

This default version of the class defines the interface and interacts with the user through the standard in and out streams.

INTERFACE

The class supports a relatively small interface.

new()

Create a new object of type App::CmdDispatch::IO.

Display the list of supplied strings to the user.

readline

Return a single line from the user.

prompt( @strings )

Display the list of supplied strings and then return a single line from the user.

CONFIGURATION AND ENVIRONMENT

App::CmdDispatch::IO requires no configuration files or environment variables.

DEPENDENCIES

Term::ReadLine

INCOMPATIBILITIES

None reported.

BUGS AND LIMITATIONS

No bugs have been reported.

AUTHOR

G. Wade Johnson wade@anomaly.org

LICENCE AND COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2013, G. Wade Johnson wade@anomaly.org. All rights reserved.

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

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