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Moose

Jan 25, 2012, 08:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Henry Van Styn)

"Moose is essentially a language extension for Perl 5 that provides a modern, elegant, fully featured object system. I say "language extension", but Moose is written in pure Perl, and as you'll see, its syntax is still normal Perl. You don't need to patch Perl itself to use Moose; under the hood, it's just Perl 5.

Because Moose is still just Perl 5, it's fully compatible with all of those wonderful modules on CPAN, regardless of whether they are written in Moose (and most aren't, as CPAN has been around for so long, and Moose is relatively new).

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