[Bioperl-l] BioPerl POD

Daniel Standage daniel.standage at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 11:55:46 EST 2011


Great! Thanks!

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Daniel S. Standage
Graduate Research Assistant
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program
Iowa State University



On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 10:40 AM, Chris Fields <cjfields at illinois.edu> wrote:

> pdoc, I believe, is used for the doc.bioperl.org site:
>
> http://pdoc.sourceforge.net/
>
> Most POD->HTML converters are simple for a reason, sites generally use CSS
> to deal with formatting.  You could get around that with a few tools that
> embed the formatting with the HTML elements (see below link for examples),
> but I highly suggest using CSS if possible.
>
> Here's a stackoverflow article on the search.cpan.org HTML output:
>
>
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4996684/modern-pod-to-html-converter-to-produce-results-like-search-cpan-org
>
> Also, ActiveState has another one that generates their custom HTML (pretty
> nice), it comes with their perl dist I think.
>
> chris
>
> On Mar 2, 2011, at 10:01 AM, Daniel Standage wrote:
>
> > BioPerl,
> >
> > I've been writing Perl (and BioPerl) for several years now, but I have
> > little to know experience using POD. I've added some POD to a module I
> wrote
> > and now I am trying to create an HTML page from it. I was able to do so
> with
> > *pod2html*, but the output is...underwhelming. The docs at
> > http://doc.bioperl.org aren't the essence of beauty themselves, but they
> do
> > have a bit of color and really nice features (like links to the code,
> etc).
> >
> > Which tool(s) was/were used to generate the BioPerl HTML docs?
> >
> > --
> > Daniel S. Standage
> > Graduate Research Assistant
> > Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program
> > Iowa State University
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