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Class::DBI::Plugin::Type - Determine type information for columns

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NAME

Class::DBI::Plugin::Type - Determine type information for columns

SYNOPSIS

  package Music::Artist;
  use base 'Class::DBI';
  use Class::DBI::Plugin::Type;
  Music::Artist->table('artist');
  Music::Artist->columns(All => qw/artistid name/);
  print Music::Artist->column_type("artistid"); # integer

DESCRIPTION

This module allows "Class::DBI"-based classes to query their columns for data type information in a database-independent manner.

SEE ALSO

Class::DBI::AsForm

AUTHOR

Simon Cozens, <simon@cpan.org> Copyright 2004 by Simon Cozens
This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
This module was generously sponsored by the Perl Foundation.
2004-04-01 perl v5.10.0