Maypole::View::Base - Base class for view classes
This is the base class for Maypole view classes. This is an abstract class that
defines the interface, and can't be used directly.
This is the entry point for the view. It templates the request and returns a
"Maypole::Constant" indicate success or failure for the view phase.
Anyone subclassing this for a different rendering mechanism needs to provide the
In this method you do the actual processing of your template. it should use
paths to search for components, and provide the templates with easy access to
the contents of vars. It should put the result in "$r->output"
and return "OK" if processing was sucessfull, or populate
"$r->error" and return "ERROR" if it fails.
Additionally, individual derived model classes may want to override the
The default constructor does nothing. You can override this to perform actions
during view initialization.
Returns search paths for templates. the default method returns folders for the
model class's "moniker", factory, custom under the configured
returns a hash of data the template should have access to. The default one
populates classmetadata if there is a table class, as well as setting the data
objects by name if there is one or more objects available.