Baltasar Cevc

NAME

App::Modular::Module - App::Modular module base class.

SYNOPSIS

        #!/usr/bin/perl -w
        use strict;

        package App::Modular::Module::Dummy;

        use modularizer;
        use base qw(App::Modular::Module);

        # a complete do-noting module :-)

        1;
        

USAGE

See App::Modular (secction 'usage') for an example.

DESCRIPTION

This class should be used as a base class for every modularizer module. It provides some base methods to cleanly initialize and destroy the module. Every

Creating a new module

See the examples in the documentation of App::Modular for details.

REFERENCE

In this section I will describe the standard methods that every single module inheritfs from the master module. The standard aparameters are described, too.

Internal data

Every module that @IS-A App::Modular::Module will be a blessed hash reference. In this hash, you will find some default data, too.

$self->{'module_name'} -> name of Module (= package name without App::Modular::Module::)
$self->{'modularizer'} -> instance of App::Modular

Methods

module_init

Initialize a module (and create a blessed object for it).

Return value: (ref) reference to the module object

module_name

Returns the internal module name.

Return value: (string) name of the current module

modularizer

Returns the reference to the modularizer object.

Return value: (ref) instance of App::Module

DESTROY

The standard destructor for modules (log the destruction, no other action taken).

module_depends

Returns the module dependencies (none by default).

Return value: (array of strings) names of the modules I depend on

AUTHOR and COPYRIGHT

(c) 2004 Baltasar Cevc

This code is released under the perlartistic Perl Artistic License, which can should be accessible via the perldoc perlartistic command and the file COPYING provided with this package.

SEE ALSO

App::Modular.pm(3pm)