NAME

KiokuDB::Backend::Serialize - Serialization role for backends

SYNOPSIS

    package KiokuDB::Backend::Serialize::Foo;
    use Moose::Role;

    use Foo;

    use namespace::clean -except => 'meta';

    with qw(KiokuDB::Backend::Serialize);

    sub serialize {
        my ( $self, $entry ) = @_;

        Foo::serialize($entry)
    }

    sub deserialize {
        my ( $self, $blob ) = @_;

        Foo::deserialize($blob);
    }

DESCRIPTION

This role provides provides a consistent way to use serialization modules to handle backend serialization.

See KiokuDB::Backend::Serialize::Storable, KiokuDB::Backend::Serialize::YAML and KiokuDB::Backend::Serialize::JSON for examples.

REQUIRED METHODS

serializate $entry

Takes a KiokuDB::Entry as an argument. Should return a value suitable for storage by the backend.

deserialize $blob

Takes whatever serializate returned and should inflate and return a KiokuDB::Entry.