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
rb_xml_cdata_s_new(int argc, VALUE *argv, VALUE klass)
  xmlDocPtr c_document;
  xmlNodePtr c_node;
  VALUE rb_document;
  VALUE rb_content;
  VALUE rb_rest;
  VALUE rb_node;
  xmlChar *c_content = NULL;
  int c_content_len = 0;

  rb_scan_args(argc, argv, "2*", &rb_document, &rb_content, &rb_rest);

  if (!rb_obj_is_kind_of(rb_document, cNokogiriXmlNode)) {
             "expected first parameter to be a Nokogiri::XML::Document, received %"PRIsVALUE,

  if (!rb_obj_is_kind_of(rb_document, cNokogiriXmlDocument)) {
    xmlNodePtr deprecated_node_type_arg;
    NOKO_WARN_DEPRECATION("Passing a Node as the first parameter to is deprecated. Please pass a Document instead. This will become an error in Nokogiri v1.17.0."); // TODO: deprecated in v1.15.3, remove in v1.17.0
    Noko_Node_Get_Struct(rb_document, xmlNode, deprecated_node_type_arg);
    c_document = deprecated_node_type_arg->doc;
  } else {
    c_document = noko_xml_document_unwrap(rb_document);

  if (!NIL_P(rb_content)) {
    c_content = (xmlChar *)StringValuePtr(rb_content);
    c_content_len = RSTRING_LENINT(rb_content);

  c_node = xmlNewCDataBlock(c_document, c_content, c_content_len);


  rb_node = noko_xml_node_wrap(klass, c_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