[Seaside] Javascript calls through jQuery

Sven Van Caekenberghe sven at stfx.eu
Sun Mar 2 18:29:00 UTC 2014

I am a beginner with the Seaside jQuery codebase myself, but I do like it.

I guess you know about http://book.seaside.st/book/web-20/jquery ?

For the more advanced stuff, you will have to either find it in the image, on the internet, in particular on this list, or ask in small increments.

On 02 Mar 2014, at 19:13, Esteban A. Maringolo <emaringolo at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm bumping this.
> Today I have a set of functions in a JavaScript file querying a
> RESTFilter'ed component at a fixed URL. The REST path will return a
> list of elements in a JSON response, which is passed to other js
> function in the beforementioned js file.
> I want to move as much as I can from the JS file to Seaside, because
> now I need to add certain parameters to the request, and I thought it
> would be simpler to do it with Seaside.
> What I need is to be able to do is:
> 1. fill a form (a set of filters) which will send an ajax call to the
> seaside component
> 2. The seaside component will process the form and decide what to
> return (the JSON response)
> 3. Once the response arrives back at the client side, the json
> response must be passed to another JS function as an argument
> 4. Must repeat item #3 every n seconds.
> I can do this on the JS side, but I still don't get how the whole
> jQuery machinery works in Seaside.
> Seems to be utter powerful, but not as straightforward as simply
> writing the JS :)
> Regards!
> Esteban A. Maringolo
> 2014-02-18 10:05 GMT-03:00 Esteban A. Maringolo <emaringolo at gmail.com>:
>> Is there a way I can perform an AJAX call to get a JSON response and
>> pass it to a JavaScript function?
>> Now I'm gluing everying externally by means of a JS file, but the AJAX
>> calls are outside of the Seaside session (REST Filter), and I'd like
>> to get everything in the same session.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Esteban A. Maringolo
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