Dancer2::Plugin::EditFile - Edit a text file from Dancer2
use Dancer2; use Dancer2::Plugin::EditFile;
This plugin will allow you to retrieve a text file using Dancer2 and display it in an html page. Also, it will save the edited file to it's location on the server.
It's designed to be flexible and unobtrusive. It's behavior is customizable through Dancer's config file. ration file to activate or deactivate files that may be edited. Just include it in your Dancer2 script, set the configuration and use it.
It is your responsibility to set security. So, be careful!!!
There is a sample template in the sample folder.
You may specify the routes and access to files. The plugin will only read/write files if it has access to them. The following configuration will generate two routes: '/editfile/display' and '/editfile/save'.
A sample HTML page with Bootstrap and jQuery is included in the samples directory. Use it as an example to build your own page.
plugins: EditFile: backup: 1 backup_dir: '/var/application/backups' display: method: 'get' route: '/editfile/display' template: 'editfile.tt' layout: 'nomenu.tt' save: method: 'get' route: '/editfile/save' files: id1: heading: 'Edit Config.yml' file: '/var/application/config.yml' save: 1 id2: heading: 'View config script config2' file: '/var/application/config2.txt' save: 0 id3: heading: 'View XML file config3.xml' file: '/var/application/config3.xml' save: 0
Note the user must have read/write access to the file being edited and the backup directory.
Specify if original file should be saved. Default = 0 (do not save)
Directory where original files should be saved. Default = /tmp
Defines display settings.
Route in Dancer to display template and file contents for editing/viewing. Default '/editfile/display'
Template cotaining edit/view form. Default 'editfile.tt'
Layout of template. This is useful when opening a window to edit/view files.
List of predefined files that may be edited/viewed.
- file ids
A unique identifier for this file. It's used as part of the route to identify this file.
This is a heading to be passed to the template. Use it as a short description to the file you're editing/viewing.
The file name on the drive.
Specifies if file may be saved. Default = 0 (view only)
Hagop "Jack" Bilemjian,
<jck000 at gmail.com>
Please report any bugs or feature requests to
bug-dancer2-plugin-editfile at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=Dancer2-Plugin-EditFile. I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.
You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.
You can also look for information at:
RT: CPAN's request tracker (report bugs here)
AnnoCPAN: Annotated CPAN documentation
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