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Class::Meta::Types::Numeric
Numeric data types

Class::Meta::Types::Numeric - Numeric data types


NAME

Class::Meta::Types::Numeric - Numeric data types


SYNOPSIS


  package MyApp::Thingy;

  use strict;

  use Class::Meta;

  use Class::Meta::Types::Numeric;

  # OR...

  # use Class::Meta::Types::Numeric 'affordance';

  # OR...

  # use Class::Meta::Types::Numeric 'semi-affordance';

  BEGIN {

      # Create a Class::Meta object for this class.

      my $cm = Class::Meta->new( key => 'thingy' );

      # Add an integer attribute.

      $cm->add_attribute( name => 'age',

                          type => 'integer' );

      $cm->build;

  }


DESCRIPTION

This module provides numeric data types for use with Class::Meta attributes. Simply load it, then pass the name of one of its types to the add_attribute() method of a Class::Meta object to create attributes of the numeric data type. See Class::Meta::Type for more information on using and creating data types.

The validation checks for Class::Meta::Types::Numeric are provided by the Data::Types module. Consult its documentation to find out what it considers to be a number and what's not.

The data types created by Class::Meta::Types::Numeric are:

whole
A whole number. That is, a positive integer.

integer
int
An integer number.

decimal
dec
A decimal number.

real
A real number.

float
A floating point number.


BUGS

Please send bug reports to <bug-class-meta@rt.cpan.org> or report them via the CPAN Request Tracker at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/Bugs.html.


AUTHOR

David Wheeler <david@kineticode.com>


SEE ALSO

Other classes of interest within the Class::Meta distribution include:

Class::Meta
This class contains most of the documentation you need to get started with Class::Meta.

Class::Meta::Type
This class manages the creation of data types.

Class::Meta::Attribute
This class manages Class::Meta class attributes, all of which are based on data types.

Other data type modules:

Class::Meta::Types::Perl
Class::Meta::Types::String
Class::Meta::Types::Boolean


COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (c) 2002-2006, David Wheeler. All Rights Reserved.

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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