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NAME ^

Prophet::Util - Common utility functions.

VERSION ^

version 0.751

METHODS ^

updir PATH, DEPTH

Strips off the filename in the given path and returns the absolute path of the remaining directory.

Default depth is 1. If depth are great than 1, will go up more according to the depth value.

slurp FILENAME

Reads in the entire file whose absolute path is given by FILENAME and returns its contents, either in a scalar or in an array of lines, depending on the context.

instantiate_record class => 'record-class-name', uuid => 'record-uuid', app_handle => $self->app_handle

Takes the name of a record class (must subclass Prophet::Record), a uuid, and an application handle and returns a new instantiated record object of the given class.

FUNCTIONS ^

escape_utf8 REF

Given a reference to a scalar, escapes special characters (currently just &, <, >, (, ), ", and ') for use in HTML and XML.

Not an object routine (call as Prophet::Util::escape_utf8( \$scalar) ).

AUTHORS ^

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

This software is Copyright (c) 2009 by Best Practical Solutions.

This is free software, licensed under:

  The MIT (X11) License

BUGS AND LIMITATIONS ^

You can make new bug reports, and view existing ones, through the web interface at https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Dist/Display.html?Name=Prophet.

CONTRIBUTORS ^

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