Dancer::Plugin::Tapir - Associate a Tapir handler with Dancer routes
use Dancer; use Dancer::Plugin::Tapir; setup_tapir_handler thrift_idl => 'thrift/service.thrift', handler_class => 'MyAPI::Service';
The goal of this package is to quickly and without fuss expose a Tapir service via Dancer via a RESTful API. Doing so requires no additional coding, and only requires a simple comment added to your Thrift methods.
This plugin exports the method
setup_tapir_handler into the caller. Call it with either a list of arguments or using your Dancer configuration (see below).
The handler class must be a subclass of Tapir::Server::Handler::Class and have registered methods for each Thrift method of the Thrift service.
The Dancer routes that will be exposed match up with the
@rest Thrift documentation tag. For example:
/* Create a new account @rest POST /accounts */ account createAccount ( 1: username username, 2: string password )
This will create a route
POST /accounts which will call the method
createAccount in the handler class. The Dancer method
params will be used to extract both query string and payload parameters, and will be used to compose the thrift message passed to the Tapir::Server::Handler.
Control over the HTTP status code returned to the user is still being worked out, as are being able to set headers in the HTTP response. At the moment, the result is serialized via JSON but will in the future be serialized according to the Accept headers of the request.
Add something like this to your YAML config:
plugins: Tapir: thrift_idl: thrift/service.thrift handler_class: MyAPI::Service
Copyright (c) 2012 Eric Waters. All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
Eric Waters <firstname.lastname@example.org>