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wdrender - parse and render WebDyne pages


wdrender [OPTIONS] FILE


-h, --help Show brief help message.

-v, --version Show version information.


Use a different WebDyne handler module. Currently the only other handler module available is WebDyne::Chain.

Show HTTP status headers (default). User --noheader to disable.


Show text error messages. User --error=html to HTML error message.


Send output to <filename> instead of STDOUT

--header_in="Header: Value"

Set simulated input header name to value. Can be set multiple times

--header_out="Header: Value"

Send output header with value (if header output enabled). Can be set multiple times


Send status code x (e.g. 200,500,404) with header (if header output enabled)


The wdrender command displays the HTML that would be generated from a psp page using the WebDyne perl module.

By default wdrender will use the internal WebDyne handler when building the output, but can optionally use other WebDyne modules (such as WebDyne::Chain) by using the --handler option..


The wdrender command will attempt to build the HTML as faithfully as possible from the command line environment, but may not be able to exactly duplicate the HTML generated under a real Web Server. As an example if a psp page takes advantge of the Apache request handler when generating HTML, the wdrender commend will not be able to duplicate that environment.


wdrender widget.psp

Display the HTML that would be generated by WebDyne from the widget.psp file.

wdrender --handler=WebDyne::Chain widget.psp

Display the HTML that would be generated by WebDyne from the widget.psp file, but this time using the WebDyne::Chain handler. In this case the example would fail, as WebDyne::Chain expects to get a list of modules it will chain the page throught. Normally it would get that from the Web Server configuration file, but the WebDyne::Chain module can take the list of modules from the environment also. So a better example would be:

WebDyneChain=WebDyne::Session wdrender --handler=WebDyne::Chain widget.psp


Written by Andrew Speer, andrew@webdyne.org


This file is part of WebDyne.

This software is Copyright (c) 2016 by Andrew Speer <andrew@webdyne.org>.

This is free software, licensed under:

  The GNU General Public License, Version 2, June 1991

Full license text is available at: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.txt

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