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This is a collection of JS to help get jQuery integrated into a Rails project, specifically intended to be used with the jQuery.form plugin.
application.html.erb
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<%= javascript_tag("var AUTH_TOKEN = #{form_authenticity_token.inspect};").untaint if protect_against_forgery? %>
application.js
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// jQuery initializations
// TODO: Convert all $j back to $ when fully moved over to jQuery.
// TODO: Move all of this in to application.js when Prototype is no longer a factor.
// jQuery(document).ajaxSend(function (event, request, settings) {
// if (typeof(AUTH_TOKEN) == "undefined") return;
// settings.data = settings.data || "";
// settings.data += (settings.data ? "&" : "") + "authenticity_token=" + encodeURIcomponent(AUTH_TOKEN);
// });
//
// // add javascript request type
// jQuery.ajaxSetup({
// 'beforeSend': function(xhr) {xhr.setRequestHeader("Accept", "text/javascript")},
// });
 
jQuery.ajaxSetup({ 'beforeSend': function(xhr) {xhr.setRequestHeader("Accept", "text/javascript")} })
 
function _ajax_request(url, data, callback, type, method) {
if (jQuery.isFunction(data)) {
callback = data;
data = {};
}
return jQuery.ajax({
type: method,
url: url,
data: data,
success: callback,
dataType: type
});
}
 
jQuery.extend({
put: function(url, data, callback, type) {
return _ajax_request(url, data, callback, type, 'PUT');
},
delete_: function(url, data, callback, type) {
return _ajax_request(url, data, callback, type, 'DELETE');
}
});
 
/*
Submit a form with Ajax
Use the class ajaxForm in your form declaration
<% form_for @comment,:html => {:class => "ajaxForm"} do |f| -%>
*/
jQuery.fn.submitWithAjax = function() {
this.unbind('submit', false);
this.submit(function() {
$j.post(this.action, $j(this).serialize(), null, "script");
return false;
})
 
return this;
};
 
/*
Retreive a page with get
Use the class get in your link declaration
<%= link_to 'My link', my_path(),:class => "get" %>
*/
jQuery.fn.getWithAjax = function() {
this.unbind('click', false);
this.click(function() {
$j.get($j(this).attr("href"), $j(this).serialize(), null, "script");
return false;
})
return this;
};
 
/*
Post data via html
Use the class post in your link declaration
<%= link_to 'My link', my_new_path(),:class => "post" %>
*/
jQuery.fn.postWithAjax = function() {
this.unbind('click', false);
this.click(function() {
$j.post($j(this).attr("href"), $j(this).serialize(), null, "script");
return false;
})
return this;
};
 
/*
Update/Put data via html
Use the class put in your link declaration
<%= link_to 'My link', my_update_path(data),:class => "put",:method => :put %>
*/
jQuery.fn.putWithAjax = function() {
this.unbind('click', false);
this.click(function() {
$j.put($j(this).attr("href"), $j(this).serialize(), null, "script");
return false;
})
return this;
};
 
/*
Delete data
Use the class delete in your link declaration
<%= link_to 'My link', my_destroy_path(data),:class => "delete",:method => :delete %>
*/
jQuery.fn.deleteWithAjax = function() {
this.removeAttr('onclick');
this.unbind('click', false);
this.click(function() {
$j.delete_($j(this).attr("href"), $j(this).serialize(), null, "script");
return false;
})
return this;
};
 
/*
Ajaxify all the links on the page.
This function is called when the page is loaded. You'll probaly need to call it again when you write render new datas that need to be ajaxyfied.'
*/
function ajaxLinks(){
$j('.ajaxForm').submitWithAjax();
$j('a.get').getWithAjax();
$j('a.post').postWithAjax();
$j('a.put').putWithAjax();
$j('a.delete').deleteWithAjax();
}
 
$j(document).ready(function() {
// All non-GET requests will add the authenticity token
$j(document).ajaxSend(function(event, request, settings) {
if (typeof(window.AUTH_TOKEN) == "undefined") return;
// IE6 fix for http://dev.jquery.com/ticket/3155
if (settings.type == 'GET' || settings.type == 'get') return;
 
settings.data = settings.data || "";
settings.data += (settings.data ? "&" : "") + "authenticity_token=" + encodeURIComponent(window.AUTH_TOKEN);
});
 
ajaxLinks();
});

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