What is a StringTemplate template?

What is a StringTemplate template?

Instead of defining a single template per HTML page, StringTemplate encourages you to break up your pages into structured, nested templates that together combine to become a full page. This is directly analogous to how you should break down an algorithm into subprocedures.

How does StringTemplate look for a property in a string?

Looks for property of attribute as a property (C#), then accessor methods like getProperty () or isProperty () or hasProperty (). If that fails, StringTemplate looks for a raw field of the attribute called property. Evaluates to the empty string if no such property is found.

What is the use of stringtemplategroup?

StringTemplateGroup is a self-referential group of StringTemplate objects kind of like a grammar. It is very useful for keeping a group of templates together. For example, jGuru.com’s premium and guest sites are completely separate sets of template files organized with a StringTemplateGroup.

How do I reorder data in StringTemplate?

StringTemplate allows you to completely reorder data. Imagine a simple template: If you wanted the title at the bottom, you can just move it in the template: In CSS, you could probably specify the proper x, y coordinates to get the title on the bottom, but it’s a long process of trial and error.

How do you use StringTemplate first and rest?

StringTemplate provides functions for slicing a list up into manageable parts. Here we are going to use first () and rest (). The first () function returns only the first element of the multi-valued attribute. We then apply the firstListItem () template to only the first item.

What to do when StringTemplate is not working?

When it’s not working, you have to just fiddle with the rules and hope to find the right combination. With StringTemplate, what you see is what you get–it is the HTML page that will be displayed. Recommendation: use CSS only to alter how individual tags are formatted.

What is the use of getName () and getemail () in StringTemplate?

StringTemplate ignores the actual object type stored in attribute person and simply invokes getName () and getEmail () via reflection ( StringTemplate will also find fields with the same name as the property).