NAME

Data::Object::Name

ABSTRACT

Name Class for Perl 5

SYNOPSIS

  use Data::Object::Name;

  my $name = Data::Object::Name->new('FooBar/Baz');

DESCRIPTION

This package provides methods for converting "name" strings.

METHODS

This package implements the following methods:

dist

  dist() : Str

The dist method returns a package distribution representation of the name.

dist example #1
  # given: synopsis

  my $dist = $name->dist; # FooBar-Baz

file

  file() : Str

The file method returns a file representation of the name.

file example #1
  # given: synopsis

  my $file = $name->file; # foo_bar__baz

format

  format(Str $method, Str $format) : Str

The format method calls the specified method passing the result to the core "sprintf" function with itself as an argument.

format example #1
  # given: synopsis

  my $file = $name->format('file', '%s.t'); # foo_bar__baz.t

label

  label() : Str

The label method returns a label (or constant) representation of the name.

label example #1
  # given: synopsis

  my $label = $name->label; # FooBar_Baz

lookslike_a_file

  lookslike_a_file() : Bool

The lookslike_a_file method returns truthy if its state resembles a filename.

lookslike_a_file example #1
  # given: synopsis

  my $is_file = $name->lookslike_a_file; # falsy

lookslike_a_label

  lookslike_a_label() : Bool

The lookslike_a_label method returns truthy if its state resembles a label (or constant).

lookslike_a_label example #1
  # given: synopsis

  my $is_label = $name->lookslike_a_label; # falsy

lookslike_a_package

  lookslike_a_package() : Bool

The lookslike_a_package method returns truthy if its state resembles a package name.

lookslike_a_package example #1
  # given: synopsis

  my $is_package = $name->lookslike_a_package; # falsy

lookslike_a_path

  lookslike_a_path() : Bool

The lookslike_a_path method returns truthy if its state resembles a file path.

lookslike_a_path example #1
  # given: synopsis

  my $is_path = $name->lookslike_a_path; # truthy

lookslike_a_pragma

  lookslike_a_pragma() : Bool

The lookslike_a_pragma method returns truthy if its state resembles a pragma.

lookslike_a_pragma example #1
  # given: synopsis

  my $is_pragma = $name->lookslike_a_pragma; # falsy
lookslike_a_pragma example #2
  use Data::Object::Name;

  my $name = Data::Object::Name->new('[strict]');

  my $is_pragma = $name->lookslike_a_pragma; # truthy

new

  new(Str $arg) : Object

The new method instantiates the class and returns an object.

new example #1
  use Data::Object::Name;

  my $name = Data::Object::Name->new;
new example #2
  use Data::Object::Name;

  my $name = Data::Object::Name->new('FooBar');

package

  package() : Str

The package method returns a package name representation of the name given.

package example #1
  # given: synopsis

  my $package = $name->package; # FooBar::Baz

path

  path() : Str

The path method returns a path representation of the name.

path example #1
  # given: synopsis

  my $path = $name->path; # FooBar/Baz

AUTHOR

Al Newkirk, awncorp@cpan.org

LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2011-2019, Al Newkirk, et al.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the The Apache License, Version 2.0, as elucidated in the "license file".

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