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cornerstone.browser 1.3.4

Common browser utils for ZOPE

Common Browser utilities and Helpers for Zope.

The package cornerstone.browser is a collection of utilities and helpers for work with Zope browser views.

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# Request related interfaces
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class ICookiePrefix(Interface):
    """A prefix provider for cookie keys.

    If some application state data is stored in cookies, a user logs off and
    another logs in, the new logged in user works initially with the same
    application state as the previous. To avoid this, all cookie referring
    functions of IRequestMixin use this provider to get a prefix, normally the
    userid, which is at least in one subsystem unique.
    """

    prefix = Attribute(u'A unique prefix')

class IRequestMixin(Interface):
    """A request helper mixin.

    An implementation of this interface is supposed to be derived from when
    request operations are desired.

    The convention is to provide self.context and self.request on the deriving
    object.
    """

    nameprefix = Attribute(u"prefix for param keys")

    checkboxpostfix = Attribute(u"postfix for detecting emplty checkbox values")

    def writeFormData(additionals=None, ignores=None, considerexisting=False,
                      considerspecific=None, nameprefix=False, checkboxes=[],
                      writechain=(COOKIE,)):
        """Write data to storages defined in chain.

        @param additionals - a dict containing additional request params.
        @param ignores - a list of param names to ignore.
        @param considerexisting - When set to True, this forces to consider all
                                  existing parameters from request.form, but
                                  additionals overrule them anyway.
        @param considerspecific - list of param names to consider specific.
                                  only takes effect if considerexisting is set
                                  to False. this attribute rules ignores.
        @nameprefix - An alternative nameprefix. If explicit set to None,
                      nameprefix is ignored.
        @param checkboxes - list of names representing checkboxes. If set,
                            check for param 'name_checkboxpostfix' as well.
        @param writechain - storage chain to write to.
        """

    def makeUrl(context=None, url=None, resource=None, query=None):
        """Make a URL.

        @param context - a context to get the URL from, if not given,
                         url or self.context.absolute_url() is used.
        @param url - a URL to use, if not given, self.context.absolute_url()
                     is used.
        @param resource - a template, browser resource or similar to append
                          to the url.
        @param query - a query to append to the url.
        @return string - the URL.
        """

    def makeQuery(additionals=None, ignores=None, considerexisting=False,
                  considerspecific=None, nameprefix=False, chain=(REQUEST,)):
        """Make a query string.

        @param additionals - a dict containing additional request params.
        @param ignores - a list of param names to ignore.
        @param considerexisting - When set to True, this forces to consider all
                                  existing parameters from request.form, but
                                  additionals overrule them anyway.
        @param considerspecific - list of param names to consider specific.
                                  only takes effect if considerexisting is set
                                  to False. this attribute rules ignores.
        @param nameprefix - An alternative nameprefix. If explicit set to None,
                            nameprefix is ignored.
        @param chain - chain defines the lookup order.
        @return string - the query.
        """

    def formvalue(name, default=None, checkbox=False, nameprefix=False):
        """Return value for name from form or default.

        @param name - the name of the requested parameter.
        @param default - default value to return if param by name not exists.
        @param checkbox - Flag defining wether expected value comes from
                          checkbox. If set to True, check for param
                          'name_checkboxpostfix' as well.
        @param nameprefix - An alternative nameprefix. If explicit set to None,
                            nameprefix is ignored.
        @return value - the requested value or default.
        """

    def cookievalue(name, default=None, nameprefix=False):
        """Return value for name from cookie or default.

        @param name - the name of the requested parameter.
        @param default - default value to return if param by name not exists.
        @param nameprefix - An alternative nameprefix. If explicit set to None,
                            nameprefix is ignored.
        @return value - the requested value or default.
        """

    def sessionvalue(name, default=None, nameprefix=False):
        """Return value for name from session or default.

        @param name - the name of the requested parameter.
        @param default - default value to return if param by name not exists.
        @param nameprefix - An alternative nameprefix. If explicit set to None,
                            nameprefix is ignored.
        @return value - the requested value or default.
        """

    def requestvalue(name, default=None, checkbox=False,
                     chain=(REQUEST, COOKIE), nameprefix=False):
        """Return value for name or default.

        Try to read value either from request.form, from cookie or from session,
        order is defined by chain, first one found is returned. If no one is
        found the default value is returned.

        @param name - the name of the requested parameter.
        @param default - default value to return if param by name not exists.
        @param checkbox - Flag defining wether expected value comes from
                          checkbox. If set to True, check for param
                          'name_checkboxpostfix' as well.
        @param chain - chain defines the lookup order.
        @param nameprefix - An alternative nameprefix. If explicit set to None,
                            nameprefix is ignored.
        @return value - the requested value or default.
        """

    def xrequestvalue(name, default=None, checkbox=False,
                      chain=(REQUEST, COOKIE), nameprefix=False):
        """Extended requestvalue function.

        Return value for name or default.

        Try to read value either from request.form, from cookie or from session,
        order is defined by chain, first one found is returned.

        Additional, if nothing is found try:

          * to lookup named adapter for IRequestDefaultValue by nameprefix on
            self.context.
          * if nameprefix not set, try too lookup IRequestDefaultValue as
            regular adapter.
          * if adapter returned, try to read value by name from
            IRequestDefaultValue implementation

        If nothing was found anyway the default value is returned.

        @param name - the name of the requested parameter.
        @param default - default value to return if param by name not exists.
        @param checkbox - Flag defining wether expected value comes from
                          checkbox. If set to True, check for param
                          'name_checkboxpostfix' as well.
        @param chain - chain defines the lookup order.
        @param nameprefix - An alternative nameprefix. If explicit set to None,
                            nameprefix is ignored.
        @return value - the requested value or default.
        """

    def selected(name, value, cookiewins=False, nameprefix=False):
        """Check wether request contains param by name and if value is value
        of this param.

        @param name - the name of the request parameter
        @param value - the value to check against
        @param cookiewins - flag wether to prefer value from cookie
        @param nameprefix - An alternative nameprefix. If explicit set to None,
                            nameprefix is ignored.
        @return bool - wether requested parameter contains value equal to value
        """

    def formselected(name, value, nameprefix=False):
        """Check wether request contains param by name and if value is value
        of this param.

        @param name - the name of the requested parameter.
        @param value - the value to check against.
        @param nameprefix - An alternative nameprefix. If explicit set to None,
                            nameprefix is ignored.
        @return bool - wether requested parameter contains value equal to value.
        """

    def cookieselected(name, value, nameprefix=False):
        """Check wether cookie contains param by name and if value is value
        of this param.

        @param name - the name of the requestrd parameter.
        @param value - the value to check against.
        @param nameprefix - An alternative nameprefix. If explicit set to None,
                            nameprefix is ignored.
        @return bool - wether requested parameter contains value equal to value.
        """

    def sessionselected(name, value, nameprefix=False):
        """Check wether session contains param by name and if value is value
        of this param.

        @param name - the name of the requested parameter.
        @param value - the value to check against.
        @param nameprefix - An alternative nameprefix. If explicit set to None,
                            nameprefix is ignored.
        @return bool - wether requested parameter contains value equal to value.
        """

    def requestselected(name, value,
                        chain=(REQUEST, COOKIE),
                        nameprefix=False):
        """Check for requested param by name and if value is value
        of this param.

        Try to read value either from request.form, from cookie or from session,
        order is defined by chain, first one found is used (remaining are
        ignored).

        @param name - the name of the requested parameter.
        @param value - the value to check against.
        @param chain - chain defines the lookup order.
        @param nameprefix - An alternative nameprefix. If explicit set to None,
                            nameprefix is ignored.
        @return bool - wether requested parameter contains value equal to value.
        """

    def xrequestselected(name, value,
                         chain=(REQUEST, COOKIE),
                         nameprefix=False):
        """Extended requestselected function.

        Check for requested param by name and if value is value of this param.

        Try to read value either from request.form, from cookie or from session,
        order is defined by chain, first one found is used (remaining are
        ignored).

        Additional, try:

          * to lookup named adapter for IRequestDefaultValue by nameprefix on
            self.context.
          * if nameprefix not set, try too lookup IRequestDefaultValue as
            regular adapter.
          * if adapter returned, try to read value by name from
            IRequestDefaultValue implementation

        @param name - the name of the requested parameter.
        @param value - the value to check against.
        @param chain - chain defines the lookup order.
        @param nameprefix - An alternative nameprefix. If explicit set to None,
                            nameprefix is ignored.
        @return bool - wether requested parameter contains value equal to value.
        """

    def cookieset(name, value, path='/', nameprefix=False):
        """Set value to cookie by name.

        @param name - the name of the param to set.
        @param value - the value to set for param.
        @param path - the path the cookie is valid for.
        @param nameprefix - An alternative nameprefix. If explicit set to None,
                            nameprefix is ignored.
        """

    def sessionset(name, value, nameprefix=False):
        """Set value to session by name.

        @param name - the name of the param to set.
        @param value - the value to set for param.
        @param nameprefix - An alternative nameprefix. If explicit set to None,
                            nameprefix is ignored.
        """

    def redirect(url):
        """Redirect to url.

        @param url - the url to redirect to.
        """

class IRequestDefaultValues(Interface):
    """Interface for providing default request values.
    """

    def get(name, default):
        """Return item by name or default.
        """

class IAjaxMixin(Interface):
    """Ajax helper mixin interface.
    """

    def initializeFormByHyperlink(href):
        """Take the query from a hyperlink and initialize self.request.form
        with the query params.

        @param href: the hyperlink.
        """

###############################################################################
# Hotspot related interfaces
###############################################################################

class ConflictingHotspot(Exception):
    """Thrown if conflicting hotspot declarations are recognized for a resource.
    """

class IHotspotHitEvent(Interface):
    """Fired when a resource was recognized as hotspot.
    """

    context = Attribute(u"Hotspot context")

    request = Attribute(u"Request object")

    hotspoturl = Attribute(u"URL defining the hotspot")

class IHotspot(Interface):
    """Interface for the hotspot utilities
    """

    obj = Attribute(u"Hotspot applies to object")

    interface = Attribute(u"Hotspot applies to interface")

    resource = Attribute(u"Hotspot applies to resouce")

    considerparams = Attribute(u"Consider params from request")

    def weight(obj, request):
        """Return the weight of object for this hotspot.
        """

class IHotspotCheck(Interface):
    """Interface to check hotspots.
    """

    def __call__():
        """Fire IHotspotHitEvent if a resource is recognized as hotspot.
        """

class IHotspotBrowserView(IRequestMixin):
    """Extension of IRequestMixin to consider hotspoturl in ``makeUrl`` and
    providing the hotspoturl on self.
    """

    hotspoturl = Attribute('The current valid hotspoturl')

    def makeUrl(context=None, url=None, resource=None, query=None):
        """Same behaviour as ``makeUrl`` of IRequestMixin except that
        hotspoturl is considered.
        """

###############################################################################
# Markup rendering related interfaces
###############################################################################

class ISelectionVocab(Interface):
    """A vocabulary for a selection dropdown.
    """

    def __call__():
        """Return a vocab fitting the ``_selection()`` function of
        IHTMLRenderer interface.

        @return - list of 3-tuples for a selection dropdown in the form
                  ('key', 'value', 'bool_selected')
        """

class IHTMLRenderer(Interface):
    """Mixin to render HTML Markup by functions instead of page templates.
    This is useful if you want to avoid the page template rendering overhead.
    """

    def _tag(name_, *args, **kw):
        """Return a rendered tag.

        @param name_ - the name of the tag.
        @param *args - the content(s) for the tag.
        @param **kw - keyword arguments defining the attributes of the tag.
                      all leading and trailing ``_`` are stripped from key.
        @return string - rendered tag.
        """

    def _selection(vocab_, **kw):
        """Return markup for a selection.

        @param vocab_ - vocab returned by ISelectionVocab's ``__call__()``
                        function.
        @param **kw - keyword arguments defining the attributes of the
                      selection. all leading and trailing ``_`` are stripped
                      from key.
        """
 
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