[Dojo-interest] my way of running scripts with dojo.io.bind

Karl Tiedt ktiedt at gmail.com
Fri Apr 7 03:34:28 MDT 2006


not to burst your bubble but there is code in contentPane (widget)
that handles this exact thing... you can just reuse that code
elsewhere if you dont need a contentPane ;)

On 4/7/06, jbowman <forum-dojo-interest at opensymphony.com> wrote:
> like a lot of people, I've been wanting to figure out a way to include javascript in my dojo.io.bind calls. Unfortunately, I'm a php/perl person, not a javascript developer. What I eventually did was find a way to basically get what I wanted done.
>
> dojo.byId works on getting elements after they are set with a dojo.io.bind call. And you can use dojo.io.bind using javascript too. So basically I've seperated my stuff into two calls. I basically do something like
>
> dojo.io.bind({
> url: "script.php",
> mimetype: text/html,
> method: POST,
> handler: function( type, data, evt ){
> var output = dojo.byId("outputDiv");
> output.innerHTML = data;
> /* javascript to manipulate the new DOM here */
> }
> });
>
> Now you can also have the extra javascript pull in another file, like.
>
> dojo.io.bind({
> url: "script.php",
> mimetype: "text/html",
> method: POST,
> handler: function( type, data, evt ){
> var output = dojo.byId("outputDiv");
> output.innerHTML = data;
> dojo.io.bind({
> url: "script.js",
> mimetype: "text/javascript"
> handler: function( type, data, evt){
> eval(data);
> }
> });
> }
> });
>
> I haven't done the second part yet, because I'm still working on the backend scripts to create the javascript. I have dynamic variables that have to placed, but you can call a dojo.io.bind to run a php (or whatever) script, and as long as it returns valid javascript, you can use the text/javascript mimetype and eval it.
>
> The last thing I'm going to have to figure out is if publishing events works this way, on top of the original javascript loaded on the page.
>
> For a lot of you this may be something like... duh!. But I doubt I'm not the only one who hasn't done much with javascript in the past, who has found dojo, and been like.. whoa cool!
>
> Thanks again to guys who are developing this. It really is an invaluable tool for web design.
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