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ViewFu
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ViewFu is a Merb plugin that provides all the miscellaneous View tasks. It's a combination of the functionality of BrowserDetect, Headliner, Meta Tags - along with additional tweaks such as providing commonly used View Helpers Methods.

Maintainer Info
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Tyler Crocker
NeoRails.com

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ViewFu HTML Helpers
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ViewFu provides helpers for commonly used html elements

br #=> <br />
hr #=> <hr />
anchor("posts") #=> <a name='posts'></a>
clear #=> <div class="clear"></div>
clear(:left) #=> <div class="clearleft"></div>
clear_tag(:br) #=> <br class="clear" />
lorem #=> Lorem ipsum dolor...


ViewFu Helper Queries
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production? #=> returns true if Rails.env == "production"


ViewFu Misc Helpers
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paging(@array) #=> display a will_paginate paging links (only if the array is a valid paging collection)
paging(@array, :sabros) #=> wrap the paging links with a class "sabros"


Haml Specific Helpers
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Haml allows you to pash a hash of attributes. ViewFu assists this by providing a simple "hidden" helper that allows you to conditionally hide page elements.

%div{hidden} #=> <div style="display:none">
%div.posts{hidden_if(@posts.empty?)} #=> hide the .posts div if the array is empty
%p.empty{hidden_unless(@posts.empty?)} #=> hide the empty posts message if the array has elements

Page Titles
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ViewFu allows you to easily set the current page title from anywhere on your views

title
Displays the current page title

title(new_title)
Sets the page title

See lib/headliner/README for more details


Meta Tags
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ViewFu allows you to set meta tags on your page header from anywhere. Just add a call to meta_tags somewhere in your page header.

meta_tags
output all the html meta tags currently on the page

meta_keywords
output the meta keywords tag

meta_keywords(val)
set the page meta keywords

meta_description
output the meta description tag

meta_description(val)
set the page meta description



Copyright (c) 2008 NeoRails.com, released under the MIT license
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