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MooseX::Meta::TypeConstraint::Mooish - Translate Moo-style constraints to Moose-style


This document describes version 0.001 of MooseX::Meta::TypeConstraint::Mooish - released March 12, 2015 as part of MooseX-Meta-TypeConstraint-Mooish.


    # easiest is via AttributeShortcuts
    use MooseX::AttributeShortcuts 0.028;

    has foo => (
        is  => 'rw',
        isa => sub { die unless $_[0] == 5 },

    # or, the hard way
    use MooseX::Meta::TypeConstraint::Mooish;

    has foo => (
        is  => 'rw',
        isa => MooseX::Meta::TypeConstraint::Mooish->new(
            constraint => sub { die unless $_[0] == 5 },


Moose type constraints are expected to return true if the value passes the constraint, and false otherwise; Moo "constraints", on the other hand, die if validation fails.

This metaclass allows for Moo-style constraints; it will wrap them and translate their Moo into a dialect Moose understands.

Note that this is largely to enable functionality in MooseX::AttributeShortcuts; the easiest way use this metaclass is by using that package. Also, as it's not inconceivable that this functionality may be desired in other constraint metaclasses, the bulk of this metaclass' functionality is implemented as a trait.


Please see those modules/websites for more information related to this module.


The development version is on github at http://https://github.com/RsrchBoy/moosex-meta-typeconstraint-mooish and may be cloned from git://https://github.com/RsrchBoy/moosex-meta-typeconstraint-mooish.git


Please report any bugs or feature requests on the bugtracker website https://github.com/RsrchBoy/moosex-meta-typeconstraint-mooish/issues

When submitting a bug or request, please include a test-file or a patch to an existing test-file that illustrates the bug or desired feature.


Chris Weyl <cweyl@alumni.drew.edu>

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This software is Copyright (c) 2015 by Chris Weyl.

This is free software, licensed under:

  The GNU Lesser General Public License, Version 2.1, February 1999