#!/usr/bin/perl -w

use strict;
use XML::Handler::Pdb;
use XML::SAX;
use IO::Handle;
use Getopt::Long;
use Pod::Usage;

my ($Source, $Output, $Verbose, $Help);

GetOptions(	"source=s"	=> \$Source,
			"output=s"	=> \$Output,
			"verbose"	=> \$Verbose,
			"help"		=> \$Help

pod2usage(-verbose => 2) if $Help;

my $Method = 'parse_uri';
unless (defined $Source) {
	$Source = \*STDIN;
	$Method = 'parse_file';

	Handler => XML::Handler::Pdb->new(
		Verbose => $Verbose,
		Output => $Output



=head1 NAME

xmltopdb - Generate a Palm PDB from and XML description


 xmltopdb --source=./input.xml --output=./out.pdb

 cat input.xml | xmltopdb --output=./out.pdb

 cat input.xml | xmltopdb > out.pdb

=head1 OPTIONS

=over 4

=item B<--source>

XML description of the PDB. An alternative is to use standard input.

=item B<--output>

The PDB file to write to. An alternative is to use standard output.

=item B<--verbose>

Print the structure of the XML description as we go.

=item B<--help>

What you are reading now.



This tool generates a Palm database from an XML desription. The format of the XML description can be found in L<XML::Handler::Pdb>. The datatypes in the PDB are modeled for NSBasic, but you can use any other IDE on the Palm to write apps that use C<xmltopdb> for PDB creation.

=head1 AUTHOR

Johan Van den Brande <johan@vandenbrande.com>

=head1 LICENSE

This is free software, distributed underthe same terms as Perl itself.