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A utility module for conversion routines, often handy in HTML generation.

Public Class Methods

h(s) click to toggle source
Alias for: html_escape
html_escape(s) click to toggle source

A utility method for escaping HTML tag characters in s.

require "erb"
include ERB::Util

puts html_escape("is a > 0 & a < 10?")


is a &gt; 0 &amp; a &lt; 10?
               # File erb.rb, line 826
def html_escape(s)
  s.to_s.gsub(/&/, "&amp;").gsub(/\"/, "&quot;").gsub(/>/, "&gt;").gsub(/</, "&lt;")
Also aliased as: h
u(s) click to toggle source
Alias for: url_encode
url_encode(s) click to toggle source

A utility method for encoding the String s as a URL.

require "erb"
include ERB::Util

puts url_encode("Programming Ruby:  The Pragmatic Programmer's Guide")


               # File erb.rb, line 845
def url_encode(s)
  s.to_s.dup.force_encoding("ASCII-8BIT").gsub(/[^a-zA-Z0-9_\-.]/n) {
    sprintf("%%%02X", $&.unpack("C")[0])
Also aliased as: u

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