UNIVERSAL::require - require() modules from a variable River stage three • 220 direct dependents • 969 total dependents

If you've ever had to do this... eval "require $module"; to get around the bareword caveats on require(), this module is for you. It creates a universal require() class method that will work with every Perl module and its secure. So instead of doing ...

NEILB/UNIVERSAL-require-0.18 - 24 Feb 2015 18:11:01 GMT

first - use the first loadable module in a list River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 4 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 GMT

UNIVERSAL - base class for ALL classes (blessed references) River stage five • 9928 direct dependents • 29800 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-5.26.1 - 22 Sep 2017 21:30:18 GMT

UNIVERSAL - base class for ALL classes (blessed references) River stage five • 9928 direct dependents • 29800 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-5.28.1 - 29 Nov 2018 19:03:28 GMT

UNIVERSAL - base class for ALL classes (blessed references) River stage five • 9928 direct dependents • 29800 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...

XSAWYERX/perl-5.28.0 - 23 Jun 2018 02:05:28 GMT

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 GMT

UNIVERSAL::new - Load a module when you call the new method on it River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

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 GMT

UNIVERSAL::DOES - Provides UNIVERSAL::DOES() method for older perls River stage two • 5 direct dependents • 17 total dependents

"UNIVERSAL::DOES" provides a "UNIVERSAL::DOES()" method for compatibility with perl 5.10.x. This module also provides a "does()" function that checks something does some roles, suggested in perltodo....

GFUJI/UNIVERSAL-DOES-0.005 - 22 Aug 2014 23:13:39 GMT

UNIVERSAL::filename - file location inspector of modules River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 4 total dependents

Similiar to the 'require' operator, UNIVERSAL::filename inspects %INC to for the file location of a particular module. No magic here, that means you can't find the file location of a module embeded in the file that belongs to another module....

SHELLING/UNIVERSAL-filename-0.03 - 04 Apr 2012 12:52:30 GMT

Class::SingletonMethod - Extend individual objects with additional methods River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

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 GMT

UNIVERSAL::derived_classes - Returns derived classes of a class River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

"UNIVERSAL::derived_classes" provides the following methods: "CLASS->derived_classes(REVERSED)" "$obj->derived_classes(REVERSED)" Where "REVERSED" is the flag to reverse classes When used as a class method ("CLASS->derived_classes(REVERSED)"), "deriv...

TAMASHIRO/UNIVERSAL-derived_classes-0.02 - 28 Nov 2007 11:54:32 GMT

DataStore::CAS::FS::DirCodec::Universal - Codec for saving all arbitrary fields of a DirEnt River stage zero No dependents

This DirCodec can store any arbitrary metadata about a file. It uses JSON for its encoding, so other languages/platforms should be able to easily interface with the files this codec writes ... except for Unicode caveats. Unicode JSON requires that al...

NERDVANA/DataStore-CAS-FS-0.011000 - 14 May 2013 06:53:16 GMT

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