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Bio::DB::Persistent::PersistentObjectFactory - DESCRIPTION of Object


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The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods. Internal methods are usually preceded with a _


 Title   : new
 Usage   : my $obj = Bio::DB::Persistent::PersistentObjectFactory->new();
 Function: Builds a new Bio::DB::Persistent::PersistentObjectFactory object 
 Returns : an instance of Bio::DB::Persistent::PersistentObjectFactory
 Args    : Named parameters, specifically
             -type     the type (class name) of the objects to be created,
                       apart from them being persistent objects
             -adaptor  the persistence adaptor for the newly created objects
                       (a Bio::DB::PersistenceAdaptorI compliant object)


 Title   : object_type
 Usage   : $obj->object_type($newval)
 Function: Get/set the type of the objects to be created by the factory, 
           apart from them being persistent objects. The type is essentially
           the class name.
 Example : 
 Returns : value of object_type (a scalar)
 Args    : new value (a scalar, optional)


 Title   : persistence_adaptor
 Usage   : $obj->persistence_adaptor($newval)
 Function: Get/set the persistence adaptor for the desired object type. If
           not set, the adaptor for the created persistent objects needs to
           be set explicitly after creation before persistence methods can be
           called on it.
 Example : 
 Returns : a Bio::DB::PersistenceAdaptorI implementing object
 Args    : new value (a Bio::DB::PersistenceAdaptorI implementing object, 

Methods to implement Bio::Factory::ObjectFactoryI


 Title   : create_object
 Usage   :
 Function: Creates a new object and returns it (like new() on a class name).
 Example :
 Returns : a new object (which will also implement Bio::DB::PersistentObjectI)
 Args    : an array of named parameters to be passed to the class''s new()