E. Choroba
and 1 contributors

NAME

XML::XSH2 - A powerfull scripting language/shell for XPath-based editing of XML

SYNOPSIS

 use XML::XSH2;
 xsh(<<'__XSH__');

   # ... XSH Language commands (example borrowed from Kip Hampton's article) ...
   $sources := open "perl_channels.xml";   # open a document from file
   $merge := create "news-items";            # create a new document

   foreach $sources//rss-url {         # traverse the sources document
       my $src := open @href;          # load the URL given by @href attribute
       map { $_ = lc($_) } //*;        # lowercase all tag names
       xcopy $src//item                # copy all items from the src document
          into $merge/news-items[1];   # into the news-items element in merge document
       close $src;                     # close src document (not mandatory)
   };
   close $sources;
   save --file "files/headlines.xml" $merge; # save the resulting merge document
   close $merge;

 __XSH__

REQUIRES

XML::LibXML, XML::XUpdate::LibXML

EXPORTS

xsh()

DESCRIPTION

This module implements XSH sripting language. XSH stands for XML (editing) SHell. XSH language is documented in XSH and on http://xsh.sourceforge.net/documentation.html.

The distribution package of XML::XSH2 module includes XSH shell interpreter called xsh (see xsh). To use it interactively, run xsh -i.

xsh_init

Initialize the XSH language parser and interpreter.

xsh

Execute commands in XSH language.

AUTHOR

Petr Pajas, pajas@matfyz.cz

SEE ALSO

xsh, XSH2, XML::XSH2::Compile, XML::LibXML, XML::XUpdate