- AUTHOR - Hilmar Lapp
Bio::DB::Query::QueryResultI - DESCRIPTION of Interface
Give standard usage here
This outlines the basic interface for a query result that returns objects, not rows. Basically, it is a stream of objects, similarly in spirit to the other Bioperl streaming interfaces like, e.g., Bio::SeqIO.
There is no specific notion here of a schema or database.
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The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods. Internal methods are usually preceded with a _
Title : next_object Usage : Function: Obtain the next object from the result stream and return it. Example : Returns : A Bioperl object (implementing at least Bio::Root::RootI) Args : none
Title : each_Object Usage : Function: This is primarily a convenience method and in most implementations will just loop over next_object() and return an array of all objects. Example : Returns : A reference to an array of objects. Args : Optionally, an anonymous function for filtering objects. If given, the function is passed one argument, the object to evaluate. The object will be included in the returned array if the function returns TRUE, and rejected otherwise.
Title : finish Usage : Function: Indicate being finished with this result so that possibly used system resources can be released. Example : Returns : none Args : none