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# Copyright 2011 the Melange authors.
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"""Module containing the boiler plate required to construct templates
"""
import logging
from django.template import loader
from soc.views.helper import context as context_helper
class Template(object):
"""Template class that facilitates the rendering of templates.
"""
def __init__(self, data):
self.data = data
def render(self):
"""Renders the template to a string.
Uses the context method to retrieve the appropriate context, uses the
self.templatePath() method to retrieve the template that should be used.
"""
try:
context = context_helper.default(self.data)
context.update(self.context())
rendered = loader.render_to_string(self.templatePath(), dictionary=context)
except Exception, e:
logging.exception(e)
raise e
return rendered
def context(self):
"""Returns the context for the current template.
"""
return {}
def templatePath(self):
"""Returns the path to the template that should be used in render().
Subclasses should override this method.
"""
raise NotImplementedError()