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#Presentability

home : https://hg.sr.ht/~ged/Presentability

code : https://hg.sr.ht/~ged/Presentability

github : https://github.com/ged/presentability

docs : https://deveiate.org/code/presentability

#Description

Facade-based presenters with minimal assumptions. This library contains utilities for setting up presenters for data classes for things like web services, logging output, etc.

It is intended to be dead-simple by default, returning a Hash containing only the attributes you have intentionally exposed from the subject.

The most basic usage looks something like this:

require 'presentatbility'

# lib/acme/presenters.rb
module Acme::Presenters
  extend Presentability
  
  presenter_for Acme::Widget do
    expose :sku
    expose :name
    expose :unit_price
  end
end

# lib/acme/service.rb
class Acme::Service < Some::Webservice::Framework

  get '/api/widgets/<sku>' do |sku|
    widget = Acme::Widget.lookup( sku )
    content_type 'application/json'
    representation = Acme::Presenters.present( widget )
    return representation.to_json
  end

end

Note that Presentability doesn't do any encoding for you, or infer anything, or require that you alter your data classes. It's just a collection of Facades for your data objects that return a limited representation of their subjects.

More details can be found in the docs for the Presentability module, and in Presentability::Presenter.

#Prerequisites

  • Ruby

#Installation

$ gem install presentability

#Contributing

You can check out the current development source with Mercurial via its project page. Or if you prefer Git, via its Github mirror.

After checking out the source and changing into the resulting directory, run:

$ gem install -Ng
$ rake setup

This will install dependencies, and do any other necessary setup for development.

#Authors

#License

Copyright (c) 2022, Michael Granger All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  • Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

  • Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

  • Neither the name of the author/s, nor the names of the project's contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

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