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Add .rb template handler

This handler simply allows arbitrary Ruby code as a template
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commit ab7ae689e9727781ef39b01a836a746ac75352fc 1 parent 5d264f2
Guillermo Iguaran guilleiguaran authored
2  actionpack/
@@ -1,5 +1,7 @@
## Rails 4.0.0 (unreleased) ##
+* Add .rb template handler, this handler simply allows arbitrary Ruby code as a template. *Guillermo Iguaran*
* Add `separator` option for `ActionView::Helpers::TextHelper#excerpt`:
excerpt('This is a very beautiful morning', 'very', :separator => ' ', :radius => 1)
1  actionpack/lib/action_view/template/handlers.rb
@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@ def self.extended(base)
base.register_default_template_handler :erb,
base.register_template_handler :builder,
base.register_template_handler :raw,
+ base.register_template_handler :rb, :source.to_proc
Xavier Noria Owner
fxn added a note

:source.to_proc :metal:

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@@template_handlers = {}
3  actionpack/test/fixtures/ruby_template.rb
@@ -0,0 +1,3 @@
+body = ""
+body << ["Hello", "from", "Ruby", "code"].join(" ")
8 actionpack/test/template/render_test.rb
@@ -97,6 +97,14 @@ def test_render_raw_template_with_quotes
assert_equal %q;Here are some characters: !@#$%^&*()-="'}{`; + "\n", @view.render(:template => "plain_text_with_characters")
+ def test_render_rb_template_with_handlers
+ assert_equal "Hello from Ruby code", @view.render(:template => "ruby_template")
+ end
+ def test_render_rb_template_inline
+ assert_equal '4', @view.render(:inline => "(2**2).to_s", :type => :rb)
+ end
def test_render_file_with_localization_on_context_level
old_locale, @view.locale = @view.locale, :da
assert_equal "Hey verden", @view.render(:file => "test/hello_world")

5 comments on commit ab7ae68

Joshua Peek

This is pretty annoying change.

If you have any .rb files under a view path, AP is going to try to precompile them.

Just put a module under app/views echo "module Foo; end" > app/views/foo.rb and your app will just crash will an error message saying "module definition in method body".

My personal usage is mustache view classes.

Guillermo Iguaran

@josh I added this since @dhh asked for it after of see it in Railscasts, I will talk with him on CF to check if we can found any solution or if we should revert this

Joshua Peek

I like that jbuilder (and similar extensions) use its own extension, not .rb.

David Heinemeier Hansson

We'll just go with .ruby for now, then.

Guillermo Iguaran

Done in de1060f

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