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NAME

Mojolicious::Command - Command base class

SYNOPSIS

# Lowercase command name
package Mojolicious::Command::mycommand;
use Mojo::Base 'Mojolicious::Command';

# Short description
has description => 'My first Mojo command.';

# Short usage message
has usage => <<EOF;
Usage: APPLICATION mycommand [OPTIONS]

Options:
  -s, --something   Does something.
EOF

sub run {
  my ($self, @args) = @_;

  # Magic here! :)
}

DESCRIPTION

Mojolicious::Command is an abstract base class for Mojolicious commands.

See "COMMANDS" in Mojolicious::Commands for a list of commands that are available by default.

ATTRIBUTES

Mojolicious::Command implements the following attributes.

app

my $app  = $command->app;
$command = $command->app(MyApp->new);

Application for command, defaults to a Mojo::HelloWorld object.

# Introspect
say "Template path: $_" for @{$command->app->renderer->paths};

description

my $description = $command->description;
$command        = $command->description('Foo!');

Short description of command, used for the command list.

quiet

my $bool = $command->quiet;
$command = $command->quiet($bool);

Limited command output.

usage

my $usage = $command->usage;
$command  = $command->usage('Foo!');

Usage information for command, used for the help screen.

METHODS

Mojolicious::Command inherits all methods from Mojo::Base and implements the following new ones.

chmod_file

$command = $command->chmod_file('/home/sri/foo.txt', 0644);

Change mode of a file.

chmod_rel_file

$command = $command->chmod_rel_file('foo/foo.txt', 0644);

Portably change mode of a file relative to the current working directory.

create_dir

$command = $command->create_dir('/home/sri/foo/bar');

Create a directory.

create_rel_dir

$command = $command->create_rel_dir('foo/bar/baz');

Portably create a directory relative to the current working directory.

extract_usage

my $usage = $command->extract_usage;

Extract usage message from the SYNOPSIS section of the file this method was called from.

help

$command->help;

Print usage information for command.

rel_dir

my $path = $command->rel_dir('foo/bar');

Portably generate an absolute path for a directory relative to the current working directory.

rel_file

my $path = $command->rel_file('foo/bar.txt');

Portably generate an absolute path for a file relative to the current working directory.

render_data

my $data = $command->render_data('foo_bar');
my $data = $command->render_data('foo_bar', @args);

Render a template from the DATA section of the command class with Mojo::Template.

render_to_file

$command = $command->render_to_file('foo_bar', '/home/sri/foo.txt');
$command = $command->render_to_file('foo_bar', '/home/sri/foo.txt', @args);

Render a template from the DATA section of the command class with Mojo::Template to a file and create directory if necessary.

render_to_rel_file

$command = $command->render_to_rel_file('foo_bar', 'foo/bar.txt');
$command = $command->render_to_rel_file('foo_bar', 'foo/bar.txt', @args);

Portably render a template from the DATA section of the command class with Mojo::Template to a file relative to the current working directory and create directory if necessary.

run

$command->run;
$command->run(@ARGV);

Run command. Meant to be overloaded in a subclass.

write_file

$command = $command->write_file('/home/sri/foo.txt', 'Hello World!');

Write text to a file and create directory if necessary.

write_rel_file

$command = $command->write_rel_file('foo/bar.txt', 'Hello World!');

Portably write text to a file relative to the current working directory and create directory if necessary.

SEE ALSO

Mojolicious, Mojolicious::Guides, http://mojolicio.us.