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/**
* A basic pub-sub mechanism for sibling component communication
*
* TODO - adopt standard flexipage sibling communication mechanism when it's available.
*/
const events = {};
/**
* Registers a callback for an event
* @param {string} eventName - Name of the event to listen for.
* @param {function} callback - Function to invoke when said event is fired.
* @param {object} thisArg - The value to be passed as the this parameter to the callback function is bound.
*/
const registerListener = (eventName, callback, thisArg) => {
if (!events[eventName]) {
events[eventName] = [];
}
const duplicate = events[eventName].find(listener => {
return listener.callback === callback && listener.thisArg === thisArg;
});
if (!duplicate) {
events[eventName].push({ callback, thisArg });
}
};
/**
* Unregisters a callback for an event
* @param {string} eventName - Name of the event to unregister from.
* @param {function} callback - Function to unregister.
* @param {object} thisArg - The value to be passed as the this parameter to the callback function is bound.
*/
const unregisterListener = (eventName, callback, thisArg) => {
if (events[eventName]) {
events[eventName] = events[eventName].filter(
listener =>
listener.callback !== callback || listener.thisArg !== thisArg
);
}
};
/**
* Unregisters all event listeners bound to an object.
* @param {object} thisArg - All the callbacks bound to this object will be removed.
*/
const unregisterAllListeners = thisArg => {
Object.keys(events).forEach(eventName => {
events[eventName] = events[eventName].filter(
listener => listener.thisArg !== thisArg
);
});
};
/**
* Fires an event to listeners.
* @param {object} pageRef - Reference of the page that represents the event scope.
* @param {string} eventName - Name of the event to fire.
* @param {*} payload - Payload of the event to fire.
*/
const fireEvent = (pageRef, eventName, payload) => {
if (events[eventName]) {
const listeners = events[eventName];
listeners.forEach(listener => {
try {
listener.callback.call(listener.thisArg, payload);
} catch (error) {
// fail silently
}
});
}
};
export {
registerListener,
unregisterListener,
unregisterAllListeners,
fireEvent
};
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