Cache::Any - Lightweight interface for caching
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NAME
    Cache::Any - Lightweight interface for caching

SYNOPSIS
            package Foo;
            use Cache::Any qw($cache);

DESCRIPTION
    "Cache::Any" allows modules to efficiently and simply cache, while
    letting applications choose a caching mechanism such as Memcached or
    CHI.

    "Cache::Any" has a very tiny footprint and no dependencies beyond Perl
    5.6, which makes it appropriate for even small modules to use. It
    defaults to 'null' logging activity, so a module can safely log without
    worrying about whether the application has chosen (or will ever choose)
    a caching mechanism.

INSPIRATION
    "Cache::Any" is heavily influenced by Log::Any. The concept is
    identical; provide a lightweight interface with for modules, allowing
    applications to specify the backend.

MOTIVATION
    There are many caching interfaces, with the predominant ones being CHI
    and Cache::Cache, however they do more than just provide an interface.
    They implement some caching logic such as expiration times or
    serialisation. Some of them also have many dependencies which can be
    heavy (e.g. CHI depends on Moose).

    "Cache::Any" aims to provide the thinnest possible interface and
    delegates all the heavy lifting to the caching mechanism. This may be at
    the cost of flexibility, but if that is a requirement then CHI or
    Cache::Cache can be used instead.

SEE ALSO
    CHI, Cache::Cache, Log::Any

AUTHORS
    Sebastian Nowicki <sebnow@gmail.com>