magic.lambda.html - HTML and Markdown support in Hyperlambda

This project provides HTML helper slots for Magic. More specifically, it provides the following slots.

How to use [html2lambda]

.html:@"<html>
  <head>
    <title>Howdy</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <p class=""foo"">Howdy <strong>world</strong> - This is cool!</p>
  </body>
</html>"

html2lambda:x:-

The above results in something resembling the following.

html2lambda
   html
      head
         title
            #text:Howdy
      body
         p
            @class:foo
            #text:"Howdy "
            strong
               #text:world
            #text:" - This is cool!"

Attributes starts out with the @ character, children nodes does not - While text content inside of elements will have the name of #text. This implies you’ll need to use escaped expression iterators when traversing the resulting node lambda object. For instance, to retrieve the above title element’s inner text, you could use something such as the following.

get-value:x:-/**/title/*\#text

How to use [lambda2html]

This is the reverse of [html2lambda] and returns HTML resulting from the specified lambda object. Below is example usage.

.html:@"<html>
  <head>
    <title>Howdy</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <p class=""foo"">Howdy <strong>world</strong> - This is cool!</p>
  </body>
</html>"
html2lambda:x:-
lambda2html:x:-/*

The above will result in the following HTML, formatted for brevity.

<html>
  <head>
    <title>Howdy</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <p class="foo">Howdy <strong>world</strong> - This is cool!</p>
  </body>
</html>

How to use [markdown2html]

This library can also handle Markdown, since Markdown is arguably just another representation of HTML. The [markdown2html] slot converts the specified Markdown content to HTML. Basic usage is as follows.

.yaml:@"
Howdy world

* Foo
* Bar
"
markdown2html:x:@.yaml

The above will produce the following result.

markdown2html:@"<p>Howdy world</p>
<ul>
<li>Foo</li>
<li>Bar</li>
</ul>

Front matter and [markdown2html]

The [markdown2html] slot can also handle “front matter”, which allows you to inject YAML at the front of your Markdown. Front matter again is just a YAML declaration injected at the front of your Markdown, separated by --- to separate your YAML from your Markdown. This allows you to add structured data to associate with your Markdown content.

.yaml:@"---
foo: bar
---
Howdy world

* Foo
* Bar
"
markdown2html:x:@.yaml

Internally, the library will invoke [yaml2lambda] for any front matter declarations to actually parse the specified YAML front matter parts, implying for details about how this part works, please refer to the “magic.lambda.json” project.

Project website for magic.lambda.html

The source code for this repository can be found at github.com/polterguy/magic.lambda.html, and you can provide feedback, provide bug reports, etc at the same place.