David E. Wheeler

NAME

Class::Meta::Types::Numeric - Numeric data types

SYNOPSIS

  package MyApp::Thingy;
  use strict;
  use Class::Meta;
  use Class::Meta::Types::Numeric;
  # OR...
  # use Class::Meta::Types::Numeric 'affordance';
  # OR...
  # use Class::Meta::Types::Numeric 'semi-affordance';

  BEGIN {
      # Create a Class::Meta object for this class.
      my $cm = Class::Meta->new( key => 'thingy' );

      # Add an integer attribute.
      $cm->add_attribute( name => 'age',
                          type => 'integer' );
      $cm->build;
  }

DESCRIPTION

This module provides numeric data types for use with Class::Meta attributes. Simply load it, then pass the name of one of its types to the add_attribute() method of a Class::Meta object to create attributes of the numeric data type. See Class::Meta::Type for more information on using and creating data types.

The validation checks for Class::Meta::Types::Numeric are provided by the Data::Types module. Consult its documentation to find out what it considers to be a number and what's not.

The data types created by Class::Meta::Types::Numeric are:

whole

A whole number. That is, a positive integer.

integer
int

An integer number.

decimal
dec

A decimal number.

real

A real number.

float

A floating point number.

SUPPORT

This module is stored in an open GitHub repository. Feel free to fork and contribute!

Please file bug reports via GitHub Issues or by sending mail to bug-Class-Meta@rt.cpan.org.

AUTHOR

David E. Wheeler <david@justatheory.com>

SEE ALSO

Other classes of interest within the Class::Meta distribution include:

Class::Meta

This class contains most of the documentation you need to get started with Class::Meta.

Class::Meta::Type

This class manages the creation of data types.

Class::Meta::Attribute

This class manages Class::Meta class attributes, all of which are based on data types.

Other data type modules:

Class::Meta::Types::Perl
Class::Meta::Types::String
Class::Meta::Types::Boolean

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (c) 2002-2011, David E. Wheeler. Some Rights Reserved.

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




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