PPI::Token::Data isa PPI::Token isa PPI::Element
DESCRIPTIONThe "PPI::Token::Data" class is used to represent the actual data inside a file's "__DATA__" section.
One "PPI::Token::Data" object is used to represent the entire of the data, primarily so that it can provide a convenient handle directly to the data.
METHODS"PPI::Token::Data" provides one method in addition to those provided by our parent PPI::Token and PPI::Element classes.
handleThe "handle" method returns a IO::String handle that allows you to do all the normal handle-y things to the contents of the __DATA__ section of the file.
Unlike in perl itself, this means you can also do things like "print" new data onto the end of the __DATA__ section, or modify it with any other process that can accept an IO::Handle as input or output.
Returns an IO::String object.
SUPPORTSee the support section in the main module.
AUTHORAdam Kennedy <[email protected]>
COPYRIGHTCopyright 2001 - 2011 Adam Kennedy.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.