native-view-helpers

native view helpers for NodeJS

Native view helpers for NodeJS

A collection of helper for NodeJS templates.

npm install native-view-helpers

Node native helpers use with express

// for static helpers 
app.locals.= require('native-view-helpers');

Use in templates

EJS templates:

<%- $.nl2br('\r\n') %> // out: <br />
<%- $.ucFirst('message') %> // out: Message
<%- $.date.format('Y/m/d H:i:s') %>
<%- $.html.a('/url-address', 'Label') %>
<%- $.html.charset() %>
 
Use form
 
<%- $.form.begin('/target') %>
 
<%- $.form.label('Username') %>
<%- $.form.textField('username') %>
 
<%- $.form.label('Password') %>
<%- $.form.passwordField('password') %>
 
<%- $.form.submitButton('Login') %>
 
<%- $.form.end() %>
 
Or active form
 
<% var form = $.activeForm('/target') %>
<%- form.begin() %>
 
<%- form.label('username') %>
<%- form.textField('username', { placeholder: 'Username'}) %>
 
<%- form.label('Password') %>
<%- form.passwordField('password', { placeholder: 'Password'}) %>
 
<%- form.submitButton('Login') %>
<%- form.end() %>
 
Use dropDownList
 
<%- $.form.dropDownList('category', null, ['Category 1', 'Category 2', 'Category 3'], { empty: '-- Select --'}) %>
<%- $.form.dropDownList('category', 'val3', { val1: 'Category 1', val2: 'Category 2', val3: 'Category 3'}) %>
<%- $.form.dropDownList('category', 12, [{ id: 10, name: 'Category 1'}, { id: 12, name: 'Category 2'}], { value: 'id', label: 'name'}) %>
 
Use pagination
 
<%- $.widgets.pagination({page: 1, pages: 12 }) %>
<%- $.widgets.pagination({page: 1, count: 120, limit: 10 }) %>
<%- $.widgets.pagination({page: 1, pages: 12, url: '/index?sort=name' }) %> out: /index?sort=name&page=[num]
<%- $.widgets.pagination({page: 1, pages: 12, url: '/index?sort=name', query: 'p' }) %> out: /index?sort=name&p=[num]
 
Building tree
 
var list = [
    { 
        id: 1, 
        name: 'Main Category', 
        children: [ 
            { id: 2, name: 'Sub Category 1' }, 
            { id: 2, name: 'Sub Category 1' } 
        ]
    }
];
 
<%- $.widgets.nestedList(list, function (fn, el, lvl) { return fn.html.a('/info/'+ el.id, el.name); }) %>
 

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  • added defaults
  • added date plugin
  • added html plugin
  • added form plugin
  • added active form plugin
  • added widgets
  • added tests
  • API documentation
  • form, activeForm tests
  • more template engine example
  • examples

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The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2013 Janez

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

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