Markup::Unified - A simple, unified interface for Textile, Markdown and BBCode.
use Markup::Unified; my $o = Markup::Unified->new(); my $text = 'h1. A heading'; $o->format($text, 'textile'); print $o->formatted; # produces "<h1>A heading</h1>" print $o->unformatted; # produces "h1. A heading" # you can also just say: print $o; # same as "print $o->formatted;"
This module provides a simple, unified interface for the Text::Textile, Text::Markdown and HTML::BBCode markup languages modules. This module is primarily meant to provide a simple way for application developers to deal with texts that use different markup languages, for example, a message board where users have the ability to post with their preferred markup language.
Please note that this module expects your texts to be UTF-8.
In order for this module to be useful at any way, at least one of the three parsing modules (Text::Textile, Text::Markdown or HTML::BBCode) must be installed. None of these are required, but if you try to parse a text formatted in any of these markup languages without the respective module being installed on your system, then the text will be returned unformatted, and no errors will be raised.
Creates a new, empty instance of Markup::Unified.
Formats the provided text with the provided markup language.
$markup_lang must be one of 'bbcode', 'textile' or 'markdown' (case insensitive); otherwise the text will remain unprocessed (which is also true if the appropriate markup module is not installed on your system).
Returns the formatted text of the object, with whatever markup language it was set.
This module also provides the ability to print the formatted version of an object without calling
formatted() explicitly, so you can just use
Returns the unformatted text of the object.
This method returns the formatted text of the object, truncated according to the provided length string. This string should be a number followed by one of the characters 'c' or '%'. For example,
$length_str = '250c' will return 250 characters from the object's text.
$length_str = '10%' will return 10% of the object's text (characterwise). If a length string is not provided, the text will be truncated to 250 characters by default.
This is useful when you wish to display just a sample of the text, such as in a list of blog posts, where every listing displays a portion of the post's text with a "Read More" link to the full text in the end.
$ellipsis is provided, it will be used as the text that will be appended to the truncated HTML (i.e. "Read More"). Read HTML::Truncate's documentation for more info. Defaults to … (HTML entity for the '...' ellipsis character).
Returns a true value if the requested markup language is supported by this module (which basically means the appropriate module is installed and loaded).
$markup_lang must be one of 'textile', 'bbcode' or 'markdown' (case insensitive).
Returns a false value if the requested language is not supported.
This module does not throw any exceptions (by itself).
Markup::Unified requires no configuration files or environment variables.
Markup::Unified depends on the following CPAN modules:
Markup::Unified needs one or more of these modules to actually be of any function:
No bugs have been reported.
Please report any bugs or feature requests to
bug-Markup-Unified@rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=Markup-Unified.
Ido Perlmuter <ido at ido50 dot net>
Copyright (c) 2009-2012, Ido Perlmuter
ido at ido50 dot net.
The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.
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