Moritz Onken

NAME

CatalystX::Controller::ExtJS::Direct::API - API and router controller for Ext.Direct

VERSION

version 2.1.5

SYNOPSIS

 package MyApp::Controller::API;
 use Moose;
 extends 'CatalystX::Controller::ExtJS::Direct::API';
 1;

 <script type="text/javascript" src="/api/src?namespace=MyApp.Direct"></script>
 <script>Ext.Direct.addProvider(Ext.app.REMOTING_API);</script>

ACTIONS

router

Every request to the API is going to hit this action, since the API's url will point to this action.

You can change the url to this action via the class configuration.

Example:

  package MyApp::Controller::API;
  __PACKAGE__->config( action => { router => { Path => 'callme' } } );
  1;

The router is now available at /api/callme.

src

Provides the API as JavaScript. Include this action in your web application as shown in the "SYNOPSIS". To set the namespace for the API, pass a namespace query parameter:

  <script type="text/javascript" src="/api/src?namespace=MyApp.Direct"></script>

index

This action is called when you access the namespace of the API. It will load "api" and return the JSON encoded API to the client. Since this class utilizes Catalyst::Controller::REST you can specify a content type in the request header and get the API encoded accordingly.

METHODS

api

Returns the API as a HashRef.

Example:

 {
    url => '/api/router',
    type => 'remote',
    actions => {
        Calc => {
            methods => [
                    { name => 'add', len => 2 },
                    { name => 'subtract', len => 0 }
                ]
        }
    }
  }

encoded_api

This method returns the JSON encoded API which is useful when you want to include the API in a JavaScript file.

Example:

  Ext.app.REMOTING_API = [% c.controller('API').encoded_api %];
  Ext.Direct.addProvider(Ext.app.REMOTING_API);
  
  Calc.add(1, 3, function(provider, response) {
    // process response
  });

AUTHOR

Moritz Onken <onken@netcubed.de>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is Copyright (c) 2014 by Moritz Onken.

This is free software, licensed under:

  The (three-clause) BSD License