Help on formatting some HAML

I wondered if anyone could help me with turning the following in ERB
into HAML. I'm VERY new with HAML:

Matt Royer wrote:

I wondered if anyone could help me with turning the following in ERB
into HAML.

Do you mean ERb and Haml? :slight_smile:

I'm VERY new with HAML:

Run it through html2haml and see what you get. Note, however, that it
will usually produce

%span
  = content

where you generally want

%span= content

Other than that, it's great to help you get started.

[...]

I have tried it a few different ways to convert this to HAML, but I'm
messing it up on this secion (which is the meat of the document):

----
<ul>
<% @orders.each do |order| %>

<li><span class="pull-2 box"><%= "#{leading_zeros order.id}" %></span>
<%= link_to "#{order.name}", order, :remote => true %></li> <span
class="rightside"><%= link_to 'Delete', order, :confirm => 'Are you
sure?', :method => :delete %></span>

<li class="time_space"><span class="quiet small time"><%=
distance_of_time_in_words_to_now(order.created_at, :include_seconds =>
true) %> ago</span></li>

<% end %>
</ul>
----

I have it in HAML as:

----

  %ul= @orders.each do |order|
  %li
  %span.pull-2.box= "#{leading_zeros order.id}"
  = link_to "#{order.name}", order, :remote => true
  %span.rightside= link_to 'Delete', order, :confirm => 'Are you sure?',
:method => :delete
  %li.time_space
  %span.quiet.small.time=
{distance_of_time_in_words_to_now(order.created_at, :include_seconds =>
true)} ago
  = end

That's not even close to right. You need to learn about the use of -
instead of = in Haml. Reread the language reference.

----

I'm not sure how to correct this. Any help on formatting the ruby code
would be greatly appreciated. That's where it seems to fail on me. I
have multiple spans on the same line in ERB. Should I do each span on
its own line?

Yes. Haml has no notion of multiple elements on one line. If white
space is an issue, you can use Haml's < and > modifiers -- or include
bits of HTML or ERb if you really need to (it is *occasionally*
necessary to do so).

Best,

Marnen Laibow-Koser wrote:

Run it through html2haml and see what you get. Note, however, that it
will usually produce

%span
  = content

where you generally want

%span= content

Other than that, it's great to help you get started.

PERFECT! Thanks Marnen!