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  • Heard of it? I wrote it!

    The people in the #moose channel were (before the days of Devel::REPL and still some today) writing lots of one-liners to test assumptions in Moose. perl -e'package Class; use Moose; [assumption test here]' became annoying so I spent an hour one afternoon whipping up which will automatically stick the package Class; use Moose; at the top of your file using a source filter (one of the few non-evil ways to use a source filter).

    This little source filter dropped the boilerplate down to perl -Moose -E'[assumption test here]', and with a little shell aliasing that Shawn Moore pointed out alias moose='perl -Moose -E'; moose '[assumptions test here]'

    • well I did know it exists few days ago... when I first saw it in Moose dist [] the WTF came to my mind first. but when i saw the usage I found it really nice. nice enought to blog about it ;-)