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Action View Template

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Finalizer = proc do |method_name, mod| proc do mod.module_eval do remove_possible_method method_name end end end
 

This finalizer is needed (and exactly with a proc inside another proc) otherwise templates leak in development.

Attributes
[RW] formats
[R] handler
[R] identifier
[RW] locals
[R] original_encoding
[R] source
[R] updated_at
[RW] variants
[RW] virtual_path
Class Public methods
new(source, identifier, handler, details)
# File actionview/lib/action_view/template.rb, line 114
def initialize(source, identifier, handler, details)
  format = details[:format] || (handler.default_format if handler.respond_to?(:default_format))

  @source            = source
  @identifier        = identifier
  @handler           = handler
  @compiled          = false
  @original_encoding = nil
  @locals            = details[:locals] || []
  @virtual_path      = details[:virtual_path]
  @updated_at        = details[:updated_at] || Time.now
  @formats           = Array(format).map { |f| f.respond_to?(:ref) ? f.ref : f  }
  @variants          = [details[:variant]]
  @compile_mutex     = Mutex.new
end
Instance Public methods
encode!()

This method is responsible for properly setting the encoding of the source. Until this point, we assume that the source is BINARY data. If no additional information is supplied, we assume the encoding is the same as Encoding.default_external.

The user can also specify the encoding via a comment on the first line of the template (# encoding: NAME-OF-ENCODING). This will work with any template engine, as we process out the encoding comment before passing the source on to the template engine, leaving a blank line in its stead.

# File actionview/lib/action_view/template.rb, line 188
def encode!
  return unless source.encoding == Encoding::BINARY

  # Look for # encoding: *. If we find one, we'll encode the
  # String in that encoding, otherwise, we'll use the
  # default external encoding.
  if source.sub!(/\A#{ENCODING_FLAG}/, '')
    encoding = magic_encoding = $1
  else
    encoding = Encoding.default_external
  end

  # Tag the source with the default external encoding
  # or the encoding specified in the file
  source.force_encoding(encoding)

  # If the user didn't specify an encoding, and the handler
  # handles encodings, we simply pass the String as is to
  # the handler (with the default_external tag)
  if !magic_encoding && @handler.respond_to?(:handles_encoding?) && @handler.handles_encoding?
    source
  # Otherwise, if the String is valid in the encoding,
  # encode immediately to default_internal. This means
  # that if a handler doesn't handle encodings, it will
  # always get Strings in the default_internal
  elsif source.valid_encoding?
    source.encode!
  # Otherwise, since the String is invalid in the encoding
  # specified, raise an exception
  else
    raise WrongEncodingError.new(source, encoding)
  end
end
inspect()
# File actionview/lib/action_view/template.rb, line 174
def inspect
  @inspect ||= defined?(Rails.root) ? identifier.sub("#{Rails.root}/", '') : identifier
end
refresh(view)

Receives a view object and return a template similar to self by using @virtual_path.

This method is useful if you have a template object but it does not contain its source anymore since it was already compiled. In such cases, all you need to do is to call refresh passing in the view object.

Notice this method raises an error if the template to be refreshed does not have a virtual path set (true just for inline templates).

# File actionview/lib/action_view/template.rb, line 163
def refresh(view)
  raise "A template needs to have a virtual path in order to be refreshed" unless @virtual_path
  lookup  = view.lookup_context
  pieces  = @virtual_path.split("/")
  name    = pieces.pop
  partial = !!name.sub!(/^_/, "")
  lookup.disable_cache do
    lookup.find_template(name, [ pieces.join('/') ], partial, @locals)
  end
end
render(view, locals, buffer=nil, &block)

Render a template. If the template was not compiled yet, it is done exactly before rendering.

This method is instrumented as “!render_template.action_view”. Notice that we use a bang in this instrumentation because you don't want to consume this in production. This is only slow if it's being listened to.

# File actionview/lib/action_view/template.rb, line 142
def render(view, locals, buffer=nil, &block)
  instrument("!render_template") do
    compile!(view)
    view.send(method_name, locals, buffer, &block)
  end
rescue => e
  handle_render_error(view, e)
end
supports_streaming?()

Returns if the underlying handler supports streaming. If so, a streaming buffer may be passed when it start rendering.

# File actionview/lib/action_view/template.rb, line 132
def supports_streaming?
  handler.respond_to?(:supports_streaming?) && handler.supports_streaming?
end
type()
# File actionview/lib/action_view/template.rb, line 151
def type
  @type ||= Types[@formats.first] if @formats.first
end
Instance Protected methods
instrument(action, &block)
# File actionview/lib/action_view/template.rb, line 337
def instrument(action, &block)
  payload = { virtual_path: @virtual_path, identifier: @identifier }
  ActiveSupport::Notifications.instrument("#{action}.action_view", payload, &block)
end