[Seaside] Seaside REST optional query parameters

Chris cpmbailey at btinternet.com
Sun Mar 24 16:01:01 UTC 2013

On 24/03/2013 14:55, Philippe Marschall wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 1:08 PM, Chris <cpmbailey at btinternet.com> wrote:
>> Does SeasideREST support optional query parameters so that you only have to
>> write the one handler?
>> i.e.
>> getFoo: bar baz: baz
>> <get>
>> <path: '/foo?bar={bar}&baz={baz}'>
>> and the baz variable is nil if the user just navigates to /foo?bar=1.
>> Currently it won't match the path handler. There is a mention on the quick
>> start about how some of the more complicated matching techniques can be
>> applied to the query arguments but I can't see how to do it. Is it possible
>> to use regex?
> No, there isn't right now. But you can fake it by removing the
> optional arguments from the pragma and manually looking them up.
> getFoo: bar baz: baz
>   <get>
>   <path: '/foo?bar={bar}'>
>   | baz |
>   baz := self requestContext request at: 'baz' ifAbsent: [ nil ]
Hi Philippe

That was how I was attempting to get around it but it fails the path 
match if you add baz to the url.

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