class Nokogiri::XML::CDATA

CData represents a CData node in an xml document.

Public Class Methods

new(document, content) click to toggle source

Create a new CDATA element on the document with content

If content cannot be implicitly converted to a string, this method will raise a TypeError exception.

static VALUE
new (int argc, VALUE *argv, VALUE klass)
  xmlDocPtr xml_doc;
  xmlNodePtr node;
  VALUE doc;
  VALUE content;
  VALUE rest;
  VALUE rb_node;
  xmlChar *content_str = NULL;
  int content_str_len = 0;

  rb_scan_args(argc, argv, "2*", &doc, &content, &rest);

  if (rb_obj_is_kind_of(doc, cNokogiriXmlDocument)) {
    xml_doc = noko_xml_document_unwrap(doc);
  } else {
    xmlNodePtr deprecated_node_type_arg;
    // TODO: deprecate allowing Node
    NOKO_WARN_DEPRECATION("Passing a Node as the first parameter to is deprecated. Please pass a Document instead. This will become an error in a future release of Nokogiri.");
    Noko_Node_Get_Struct(doc, xmlNode, deprecated_node_type_arg);
    xml_doc = deprecated_node_type_arg->doc;

  if (!NIL_P(content)) {
    content_str = (xmlChar *)StringValuePtr(content);
    content_str_len = RSTRING_LENINT(content);

  node = xmlNewCDataBlock(xml_doc, content_str, content_str_len);


  rb_node = noko_xml_node_wrap(klass, node);
  rb_obj_call_init(rb_node, argc, argv);

  if (rb_block_given_p()) { rb_yield(rb_node); }

  return rb_node;

Public Instance Methods

name() click to toggle source

Get the name of this CDATA node

# File lib/nokogiri/xml/cdata.rb, line 8
def name