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AnyEvent::Serialize - async serialize/deserialize function

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AnyEvent::Serialize - async serialize/deserialize function


  use AnyEvent::Serialize ':all';
  use AnyEvent::Serialize 'serialize';
  use AnyEvent::Serialize 'deserialize';
  use AnyEvent::Serialize ... block_size => 666;
  serialize $object, sub { ($str, $recursion_detected) = @_ };
  deserialize $string, sub { my ($object, $error, $tail) = @_ }


Sometimes You need to serialize/deserialize a lot of data. If You do it using Data::Dumper or eval it can take You too much time. This module splits (de)serialization process into fixed-size parts and does this work in non-blocking mode.
This module uses Data::StreamSerializer and Data::StreamDeserializer to serialize or deserialize Your data.


serialize($object, $result_callback)

Serializes Your object. When serialization is done it will call $result_callback . This callback receives two arguments:
result string
flag if recursion is detected

deserialize($str, $result_callback)

Deserializes Your string. When deserialization is done or an error is detected it will call $result_callback. This callback receives three arguments:
deserialized object
error string (if an error was occured)
undeserialized string tail


You can break serialization/deserialization process if You save value that is returned by functions serialize/deserialize. They return guards if they are called in non-void context.


Data::StreamSerializer, Data::StreamDeserializer.


Dmitry E. Oboukhov, <> Copyright (C) 2011 by Dmitry E. Oboukhov
This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.10.1 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.
2011-03-02 perl v5.10.1