UNIVERSAL - base class for ALL classes (blessed references) River stage five • 10635 direct dependents • 31341 total dependents

"UNIVERSAL" is the base class from which all blessed references inherit. See perlobj. "UNIVERSAL" provides the following methods: "$obj->isa( TYPE )" "CLASS->isa( TYPE )" "eval { VAL->isa( TYPE ) }" Where "TYPE" is a package name $obj is a blessed re...

SHAY/perl-5.32.1 - 23 Jan 2021 14:56:24 UTC - Search in distribution

UNIVERSAL::Acme - Because it's a METHOD, hoser. River stage zero No dependents

Tired of people who refuse to call functions as methods? Show 'em good with "UNIVERSAL::Acme"....

SEANO/UNIVERSAL-Acme-0.01 - 09 Mar 2007 13:21:47 UTC - Search in distribution

UNIVERSAL::cant - See if an object or package cant do something River stage zero No dependents

Provides UNIVERSAL methods that is the opposite of can()....

DMUEY/UNIVERSAL-cant-v0.0.1 - 04 Apr 2007 02:48:31 UTC - Search in distribution

UNIVERSAL::moniker River stage two • 7 direct dependents • 24 total dependents

Class names in Perl often don't sound great when spoken, or look good when written in prose. For this reason, we tend to say things like "customer" or "basket" when we are referring to "My::Site::User::Customer" or "My::Site::Shop::Basket". We though...

KASEI/UNIVERSAL-moniker-0.08 - 21 Jul 2004 15:01:34 UTC - Search in distribution

UNIVERSAL::require - require() modules from a variable [deprecated] River stage three • 201 direct dependents • 701 total dependents

Before using this module, you should look at the alternatives, some of which are listed in SEE ALSO below. This module provides a safe mechanism for loading a module at runtime, when you have the name of the module in a variable. If you've ever had t...

NEILB/UNIVERSAL-require-0.19 - 27 Mar 2021 15:52:16 UTC - Search in distribution

first - use the first loadable module in a list River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 3 total dependents

Two main circumstances I've encountered where this is useful is: * when you have a list of modules that have the same interface but are more desirable for one reason or another like speed, portability, or availability. use first 'CGI::Simple', 'CGI::...

DMUEY/first-v0.0.1 - 03 Feb 2007 16:40:49 UTC - Search in distribution

lib/UNIVERSAL/Object/Method.pm River stage zero No dependents

GUGOD/Object-Method-0.04 - 16 Mar 2021 00:44:55 UTC - Search in distribution

AnyLoader - Automagically loads modules for fully qualified functions River stage zero No dependents

AnyLoader will automagically load the module and import the function for any fully qualified function call. Essentially, this means you can just call functions without worrying about loading the module first. In the example above, AnyLoader does the ...

MSCHWERN/AnyLoader-0.04 - 29 Nov 2000 15:18:32 UTC - Search in distribution

rubyisms - Steal some features from Ruby River stage zero No dependents

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. This module exports some functionality to make Perl behave more like Ruby. Additionally, all classes which "use rubyisms" inherit from class "Class", and take a basic "new" method from there. (which creates a blessed ...

SIMON/rubyisms-1.0 - 23 Jan 2003 16:50:13 UTC - Search in distribution

Attribute::Final - Provides Java-style finalized methods River stage zero No dependents

Final methods are methods which cannot be overriden in derived classes. This module will allow you to mark some methods as ":final"; prior to running the script, Perl will check that no packages which derive from classes with marked methods override ...

SCOTT/Attribute-Final-1.3 - 25 Jun 2005 22:24:33 UTC - Search in distribution

Attribute::Persistent - Really lazy persistence River stage zero No dependents

This module provides a way of abstracting away persistence of array and hash variables. It's useful for quick hacks when you don't care about pulling in the right DBM library and calling "tie" and so on. Its job is to reduce fuss for the lazy program...

SCOTT/Attribute-Persistent-1.1 - 25 Jun 2005 22:26:40 UTC - Search in distribution

Class::SingletonMethod - Extend individual objects with additional methods River stage zero No dependents

This module provides a Perl implementation of singleton methods. The Ruby FAQ defines singleton methods like so: (Q) What is a singleton method? (A) A singleton method is defined for the particular object but in the class. A singleton method allows a...

SIMON/Class-SingletonMethod-1.0 - 01 Jan 2004 15:51:48 UTC - Search in distribution

Perlilog - Verilog environment and IP core handling in Perl River stage zero No dependents

The project is extensively documented in Perlilog's user guide, which can be downloaded at <http://www.billauer.co.il/perlilog.html>. In wide terms, Perlilog is a Perl environment for Verilog code manipulation. It supplies the Perl programmer with se...

BILLAUER/Perlilog-1.0 - 01 May 2016 12:12:30 UTC - Search in distribution

Eobj - Easy Object Oriented programming environment River stage zero No dependents

Eobj is OO in Perl for the masses. It makes it possible to write complete OO scripts with plain Perl syntax (unlike classic OO-Perl). And like plain Perl, the syntax usually means what you think it means, as long as things are kept plain. Eobj doesn'...

BILLAUER/Eobj-0.23 - 21 Oct 2003 16:55:54 UTC - Search in distribution

Sub::Installer - A cleaner way to install (or reinstall) package subroutines River stage two • 3 direct dependents • 10 total dependents

This module provides two universal methods that any package/class can use to install subroutines in its own namespace....

DCONWAY/Sub-Installer-v0.0.3 - 17 Feb 2006 05:09:51 UTC - Search in distribution

Perl6::Perldoc::To::Xhtml - Add a to_xhtml() method to Perl6::Perldoc::Parser River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 3 total dependents

This module adds a method named "to_xhtml()" to each of the classes in the "Perl6::Perldoc::Root" hierarchy, enabling them all to produce an XHTML representation of themselves and their nested components. The module also adds a "to_xhtml()" method to...

DCONWAY/Perl6-Perldoc-0.000013 - 28 Oct 2014 20:32:41 UTC - Search in distribution

UNIVERSAL::can - work around buggy code calling UNIVERSAL::can() as a function River stage three • 7 direct dependents • 478 total dependents

The UNIVERSAL class provides a few default methods so that all objects can use them. Object orientation allows programmers to override these methods in subclasses to provide more specific and appropriate behavior. Some authors call methods in the UNI...

CHROMATIC/UNIVERSAL-can-1.20140328 - 28 Mar 2014 23:23:05 UTC - Search in distribution

UNIVERSAL::has - Returns the methods an object can call. River stage zero No dependents

This is an attempt to add introspection to Perl. EXPORT UNIVERSAL::has...

BPMEDLEY/UNIVERSAL-has-0.05 - 15 Dec 2012 20:40:41 UTC - Search in distribution

UNIVERSAL::isa - Attempt to recover from people calling UNIVERSAL::isa as a function River stage three • 19 direct dependents • 505 total dependents

Whenever you use "isa" in UNIVERSAL as a function, a kitten using Test::MockObject dies. Normally, the kittens would be helpless, but if they use UNIVERSAL::isa (the module whose docs you are reading), the kittens can live long and prosper. This modu...

ETHER/UNIVERSAL-isa-1.20171012 - 12 Oct 2017 05:36:14 UTC - Search in distribution

UNIVERSAL::new - Load a module when you call the new method on it River stage zero No dependents

This module installs a universal, fallback "new" method. When called, it loads the invoking module like "require" would. If the module has a "new" method, control is transferred to that method. This is most useful for command line scripts via the U a...

DAGOLDEN/UNIVERSAL-new-0.001 - 06 Apr 2013 02:25:47 UTC - Search in distribution
  • U - UNIVERSAL::new alias for the command line
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