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HTML::Mason::MethodMakUser)Contributed Perl DocumenHTML::Mason::MethodMaker(3)

NAME
       HTML::Mason::MethodMaker	- Used to create simple	get & get/set methods
       in other	classes

SYNOPSIS
	use HTML::Mason::MethodMaker
	    ( read_only	=> 'foo',
	      read_write => [
			     [ bar => {	type =>	SCALAR } ],
			     [ baz => {	isa => 'HTML::Mason::Baz' } ],
			     'quux', # no validation
			    ],
	      read_write_contained => {	other_object =>
					[
					 [ 'thing1' => { isa =>	'Thing1' } ],
					 'thing2', # no	validation
					]
				      },
	    );

DESCRIPTION
       This automates the creation of simple accessor methods.

USAGE
       This module creates methods when	it is "use"'d by another module.
       There are three types of	methods: 'read_only', 'read_write',
       'read_write_contained'.

       Attributes specified as 'read_only' get an accessor that	only returns
       the value of the	attribute.  Presumably,	these attributes are set via
       more complicated	methods	in the class or	as a side effect of one	of its
       methods.

       Attributes specified as 'read_write' will take a	single optional
       parameter.  If given, this parameter will become	the new	value of the
       attribute.  This	value is then returned from the	method.	 If no
       parameter is given, then	the current value is returned.

       If you want the accessor	to use "Params::Validate" to validate any
       values passed to	the accessor (and you _do_), then the the accessor
       specification should be an array	reference containing two elements.
       The first element is the	accessor name and the second is	the validation
       spec.

       The 'read_write_contained' parameter is used to create accessor for
       delayed contained objects.  A delayed contained object is one that is
       not created in the containing object's accessor,	but rather at some
       point after the containing object is constructed.  For example, the
       Interpreter object creates Request objects after	the Interpreter	itself
       has been	created.

       The value of the	'read_write_contained' parameter should	be a hash
       reference.  The keys are	the internal name of the contained object,
       such as "request" or "compiler".	 The values for	the keys are the same
       as the parameters given for 'read_write'	accessors.

perl v5.24.1			  2014-11-15	   HTML::Mason::MethodMaker(3)

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