ajax.js

ajax.js

prototype.js

var Ajax = {
  getTransport: function() {
    return Try.these(
      function() {return new XMLHttpRequest()},
      function() {return new ActiveXObject('Msxml2.XMLHTTP')},
      function() {return new ActiveXObject('Microsoft.XMLHTTP')}
    ) || false;
  },
  
  activeRequestCount: 0
}

Ajax.Responders = {
  responders: [],
  
  _each: function(iterator) {
    this.responders._each(iterator);
  },

  register: function(responderToAdd) {
    if (!this.include(responderToAdd))
      this.responders.push(responderToAdd);
  },
  
  unregister: function(responderToRemove) {
    this.responders = this.responders.without(responderToRemove);
  },
  
  dispatch: function(callback, request, transport, json) {
    this.each(function(responder) {
      if (responder[callback] && typeof responder[callback] == 'function') {
        try {
          responder[callback].apply(responder, [request, transport, json]);
        } catch (e) {}
      }
    });
  }
};

Object.extend(Ajax.Responders, Enumerable);

Ajax.Responders.register({
  onCreate: function() {
    Ajax.activeRequestCount++;
  },
  
  onComplete: function() {
    Ajax.activeRequestCount--;
  }
});

Ajax.Base = function() {};
Ajax.Base.prototype = {
  setOptions: function(options) {
    this.options = {
      method:       'post',
      asynchronous: true,
      contentType:  'application/x-www-form-urlencoded',
      parameters:   ''
    }
    Object.extend(this.options, options || {});
  },

  responseIsSuccess: function() {
    return this.transport.status == undefined
        || this.transport.status == 0 
        || (this.transport.status >= 200 && this.transport.status < 300);
  },

  responseIsFailure: function() {
    return !this.responseIsSuccess();
  }
}

Ajax.Request = Class.create();
Ajax.Request.Events = 
  ['Uninitialized', 'Loading', 'Loaded', 'Interactive', 'Complete'];

Ajax.Request.prototype = Object.extend(new Ajax.Base(), {
  initialize: function(url, options) {
    this.transport = Ajax.getTransport();
    this.setOptions(options);
    this.request(url);
  },

  request: function(url) {
    var parameters = this.options.parameters || '';
    if (parameters.length > 0) parameters += '&_=';

    /* Simulate other verbs over post */
    if (this.options.method != 'get' && this.options.method != 'post') {
      parameters += (parameters.length > 0 ? '&' : '') + '_method=' + this.options.method;
      this.options.method = 'post';
    }
    
    try {
      this.url = url;
      if (this.options.method == 'get' && parameters.length > 0)
        this.url += (this.url.match(/\?/) ? '&' : '?') + parameters;
      
      Ajax.Responders.dispatch('onCreate', this, this.transport);
      
      this.transport.open(this.options.method, this.url, 
        this.options.asynchronous);

      if (this.options.asynchronous)
        setTimeout(function() { this.respondToReadyState(1) }.bind(this), 10);

      this.transport.onreadystatechange = this.onStateChange.bind(this);
      this.setRequestHeaders();

      var body = this.options.postBody ? this.options.postBody : parameters;
      this.transport.send(this.options.method == 'post' ? body : null);

      /* Force Firefox to handle ready state 4 for synchronous requests */
      if (!this.options.asynchronous && this.transport.overrideMimeType)
        this.onStateChange();
        
    } catch (e) {
      this.dispatchException(e);
    }
  },

  setRequestHeaders: function() {
    var requestHeaders = 
      ['X-Requested-With', 'XMLHttpRequest',
       'X-Prototype-Version', Prototype.Version,
       'Accept', 'text/javascript, text/html, application/xml, text/xml, */*'];

    if (this.options.method == 'post') {
      requestHeaders.push('Content-type', this.options.contentType);

      /* Force "Connection: close" for Mozilla browsers to work around
       * a bug where XMLHttpReqeuest sends an incorrect Content-length
       * header. See Mozilla Bugzilla #246651. 
       */
      if (this.transport.overrideMimeType)
        requestHeaders.push('Connection', 'close');
    }

    if (this.options.requestHeaders)
      requestHeaders.push.apply(requestHeaders, this.options.requestHeaders);

    for (var i = 0; i < requestHeaders.length; i += 2)
      this.transport.setRequestHeader(requestHeaders[i], requestHeaders[i+1]);
  },

  onStateChange: function() {
    var readyState = this.transport.readyState;
    if (readyState != 1)
      this.respondToReadyState(this.transport.readyState);
  },
  
  header: function(name) {
    try {
      return this.transport.getResponseHeader(name);
    } catch (e) {}
  },
  
  evalJSON: function() {
    try {
      return eval('(' + this.header('X-JSON') + ')');
    } catch (e) {}
  },
  
  evalResponse: function() {
    try {
      return eval(this.transport.responseText);
    } catch (e) {
      this.dispatchException(e);
    }
  },

  respondToReadyState: function(readyState) {
    var event = Ajax.Request.Events[readyState];
    var transport = this.transport, json = this.evalJSON();

    if (event == 'Complete') {
      try {
        (this.options['on' + this.transport.status]
         || this.options['on' + (this.responseIsSuccess() ? 'Success' : 'Failure')]
         || Prototype.emptyFunction)(transport, json);
      } catch (e) {
        this.dispatchException(e);
      }
      
      if ( (this.header('Content-type') || '').match(/^text\/javascript/i) )
        this.evalResponse();
    }
    
    try {
      (this.options['on' + event] || Prototype.emptyFunction)(transport, json);
      Ajax.Responders.dispatch('on' + event, this, transport, json);
    } catch (e) {
      this.dispatchException(e);
    }
    
    /* Avoid memory leak in MSIE: clean up the oncomplete event handler */
    if (event == 'Complete')
      this.transport.onreadystatechange = Prototype.emptyFunction;
  },
  
  dispatchException: function(exception) {
    (this.options.onException || Prototype.emptyFunction)(this, exception);
    Ajax.Responders.dispatch('onException', this, exception);
  }
});

Ajax.Updater = Class.create();

Object.extend(Object.extend(Ajax.Updater.prototype, Ajax.Request.prototype), {
  initialize: function(container, url, options) {
    this.containers = {
      success: container.success ? $(container.success) : $(container),
      failure: container.failure ? $(container.failure) :
        (container.success ? null : $(container))
    }

    this.transport = Ajax.getTransport();
    this.setOptions(options);

    var onComplete = this.options.onComplete || Prototype.emptyFunction;
    this.options.onComplete = (function(transport, object) {
      this.updateContent();
      onComplete(transport, object);
    }).bind(this);

    this.request(url);
  },

  updateContent: function() {
    var receiver = this.responseIsSuccess() ?
      this.containers.success : this.containers.failure;
    var response = this.transport.responseText;
    
    if (!this.options.evalScripts)
      response = response.stripScripts();

    if (receiver) {
      if (this.options.insertion) {
        new this.options.insertion(receiver, response);
      } else {
        Element.update(receiver, response);
      }
    }

    if (this.responseIsSuccess()) {
      if (this.onComplete)
        setTimeout(this.onComplete.bind(this), 10);
    }
  }
});

Ajax.PeriodicalUpdater = Class.create();
Ajax.PeriodicalUpdater.prototype = Object.extend(new Ajax.Base(), {
  initialize: function(container, url, options) {
    this.setOptions(options);
    this.onComplete = this.options.onComplete;

    this.frequency = (this.options.frequency || 2);
    this.decay = (this.options.decay || 1);
    
    this.updater = {};
    this.container = container;
    this.url = url;

    this.start();
  },

  start: function() {
    this.options.onComplete = this.updateComplete.bind(this);
    this.onTimerEvent();
  },

  stop: function() {
    this.updater.options.onComplete = undefined;
    clearTimeout(this.timer);
    (this.onComplete || Prototype.emptyFunction).apply(this, arguments);
  },

  updateComplete: function(request) {
    if (this.options.decay) {
      this.decay = (request.responseText == this.lastText ? 
        this.decay * this.options.decay : 1);

      this.lastText = request.responseText;
    }
    this.timer = setTimeout(this.onTimerEvent.bind(this), 
      this.decay * this.frequency * 1000);
  },

  onTimerEvent: function() {
    this.updater = new Ajax.Updater(this.container, this.url, this.options);
  }
});