Phonon Framework



Ajax is an object for making cross-domain HTTP requests which handles several typical application errors such as no internet connection and timeout reached. This is a nice plugin to build your client-side API based on JSON responses.

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This module is included in phonon-core.js.

RequireJS Compatible

require(['phonon-core'], function(phonon)) {

HTTP Requests

Example (optional parameters are commented).

var req = phonon.ajax({
    method: 'GET',
    url: '',
    //crossDomain: true,
    dataType: 'json',
    //contentType: '',
    //data: {key1: 'val1', key2: 'val2'}, (will be converted in string format)
    //timeout: 5000,
    /*headers: {
        'header-name1': 'value1',
        'header-name2': 'value2'
    success: function(res, xhr) {
    error: function(res, flagError, xhr) {
Parameter Type Description
method string The HTTP method to use for the request
url string A string containing the URL to which the request is sent.
crossDomain boolean force a crossDomain request
dataType string The type of data that you're expecting back from the server.
contentType string When sending data to the server, use this content type. Default is "application/x-www-form-urlencoded; charset=UTF-8", which is fine for most cases
headers object An object of additional header key/value pairs to send along with requests using the XMLHttpRequest transport.
data string or object Data to be sent to the server. It is converted to a query string, if not already a string.
timeout number Set a timeout (in milliseconds) for the request.
success function A function to be called if the request succeeds.
error function A function to be called if the request fails.

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Types of Error

In case of error, the error function will receive one of the following flagError: