Loquacious version 1.0.0
by Tim P.
Descriptive configuration files for Ruby written in Ruby.
Loquacious provides a very open configuration system written in ruby and
descriptions for each configuration attribute. The attributes and
can be iterated over allowing for helpful information about those
be displayed to the user.
In the simple case we have a file something like
name ‘value’, :desc => “Defines the name”
foo ‘bar’, :desc => “FooBar”
id 42, :desc => “Ara T. Howard”
Which can be loaded via the standard Ruby loading mechanisms
The attributes and their descriptions can be printed by using a Help
help = Loquacious.help_for(‘app’)
help.show :values => true # show the values for the attributes,
Descriptions are optional, and configurations can be nested arbitrarily
desc “The outermost level”
desc “One more level in”
desc “Finally, a real value”
config = Loquacious.configuration_for(‘nested’)
p config.a.b.c #=> “value”
And as you can see, descriptions can either be given inline after the
they can appear above the attribute and value on their own line.
- 1 major enhancement