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Mouse::Meta::Class

NAME

Mouse::Meta::Class − The Mouse class metaclass

VERSION

This document describes Mouse version 0.97

DESCRIPTION

This class is a meta object protocol for Mouse classes, which is a subset of Moose::Meta:::Class.

METHODS

"initialize(ClassName) −> Mouse::Meta::Class"
Finds or creates a "Mouse::Meta::Class" instance for the given ClassName. Only one instance should exist for a given class.

"name −> ClassName"
Returns the name of the owner class.

"superclasses −> ClassNames" "superclass(ClassNames)"
Gets (or sets) the list of superclasses of the owner class.

"add_method(name => CodeRef)"
Adds a method to the owner class.

"has_method(name) −> Bool"
Returns whether we have a method with the given name.

"get_method(name) −> Mouse::Meta::Method | undef"
Returns a Mouse::Meta::Method with the given name.

Note that you can also use "$metaclass−>name−>can($name)" for a method body.

"get_method_list −> Names"
Returns a list of method names which are defined in the local class. If you want a list of all applicable methods for a class, use the "get_all_methods" method.

"get_all_methods −> (Mouse::Meta::Method)"
Return the list of all Mouse::Meta::Method instances associated with the class and its superclasses.

"add_attribute(name => spec | Mouse::Meta::Attribute)"
Begins keeping track of the existing Mouse::Meta::Attribute for the owner class.

"has_attribute(Name) −> Bool"
Returns whether we have a Mouse::Meta::Attribute with the given name.

"get_attribute Name −> Mouse::Meta::Attribute | undef"
Returns the Mouse::Meta::Attribute with the given name.

"get_attribute_list −> Names"
Returns a list of attribute names which are defined in the local class. If you want a list of all applicable attributes for a class, use the "get_all_attributes" method.

"get_all_attributes −> (Mouse::Meta::Attribute)"
Returns the list of all Mouse::Meta::Attribute instances associated with this class and its superclasses.

"linearized_isa −> [ClassNames]"
Returns the list of classes in method dispatch order, with duplicates removed.

"new_object(Parameters) −> Instance"
Creates a new instance.

"clone_object(Instance, Parameters) −> Instance"
Clones the given instance which must be an instance governed by this metaclass.

"throw_error(Message, Parameters)"
Throws an error with the given message.

SEE ALSO

Mouse::Meta::Module

Moose::Meta::Class

Class::MOP::Class

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