Skip to content
This repository

HTTPS clone URL

Subversion checkout URL

You can clone with HTTPS or Subversion.

Download ZIP

Better type checking for first-class functions

branch: master

Fetching latest commit…

Octocat-spinner-32-eaf2f5

Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time

Octocat-spinner-32 lib
Octocat-spinner-32 t Write tests for pointy blocks passed to subroutines. Update docs too.
Octocat-spinner-32 META.info
Octocat-spinner-32 README Write tests for pointy blocks passed to subroutines. Update docs too.
README
SYNOPSIS

    use Typed::Subroutines;

    # create a subtype from Sub
    subset TwoArgSub         of Sub where typed_sub(Any, Any);
    subset TakesIntAndString of Sub where typed_sub(Int, Str);

    my TwoArgSub         $a;
    my TakesIntAndString $b;

    $a = sub ($a, $b) { ... }; # lives
    $a = sub ($a)     { ... }; # dies

    $b = sub (Int $a, Str $b) { ... }; # lives
    $b = sub (Int $a,     $b) { ... }; # dies

    # validate subroutines passed to your subroutines (dawg)
    sub doStuff(Int $a, Str $b, &operation where typed_sub(Int, Str)}) {
        ...
    }

    doStuff(99, "bottles of beer", -> Int $a, Str $b { ... }) # lives
    doStuff(99, "bottles of beer", -> Rat $a, Num $b { ... }) # dies

DESCRIPTION

Typed::Subroutines let you specify subroutine types verifying the parameter list so you can have better type checking for first-class functions.

I'll write more docs when I'm less tired.
Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.