We have reset all users FileMaker related profile fields. Please take the opportunity to update your information,  this will provide background to members whom read your posts. Click here.

Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
macbook

Need guidence with Ajax

Recommended Posts

macbook    0

Hi Guys ,

I am New to Web developing and Working on File maker web site. I need to create and retrieve the data at same time (with conditions). I think the best idea will be integrate Ajax with PHP. But didn't found any good resource to learn how to integrate this. Can some one provide sample file ? or is there any recommended books or Video Tutorials ?

Thanks and waiting for some one's reply

AL

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
lance123    0

Hi Al,

Ajax is a great way to go, but does take a little to get your head around. Once you get it, you don't want to go back. I can recommend Jquery to make things easier. (cross browser compatible with fallbacks). I have used many other ways but this is the most common and does seem to get attention and updates regularly as a framework. Also, you can use it for many other things that you will no doubt want in the future such as manipulation of the dom. (document object model.)

here is a code snippet that covers the jquery part. also you need the php that will modify the record using your parameters fed across to it in post or get.

//start snippet

jQuery.ajax({

beforeSend:function() {

document.getElementById('divID<?php echo $FormNumber2;?>').innerHTML="<IMG SRC ='jqgrid37/spinner/spinner-large.gif'>";

},

type: "POST",

url: "edit.php",

data: myPostData,

success: function(msg){

document.getElementById('divID<?php echo $FormNumber2;?>').innerHTML="";

}

});

//end snippet

of course you need your page setup with the following link and the files in place to support jquery

<script src="js/jquery-1.5.1.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

You are best to read the jquery documents on this. myPostData is a javascript variable populated with what you will hand over to your php and is picked up in:

$UniqueOrderCode=$_POST["UniqueOrderCode"];

You then just use this post param or others you send in your php edit.php

var myPostData='UniqueOrderCode='+document.formMyForm['FormNumber2'].value;

Hope this helps some.

Regards,

Lance

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

×

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Guidelines.