[Phpmyadmin-devel] AJAXify phpMyAdmin Interface - GSOC 2011 - Table->Operations -> table options

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Mon Aug 8 13:57:58 CEST 2011

Thilanka Kaushalya a écrit :
> Hi Marc,
>      >    2. For "*Table options*"  if I add the ajax behavior to submit the
>      >       form without reloading the page I may need to replace all the
>      >       table parameters which are currently embedded with the "*href*"
>      >       attributes in the whole page. As an example it I change the
>     table
>      >       name from "actor" to "actor1" using "*Table options*" I may
>     need
>      >       to change the "*href*" of all four links in "*Table
>     maintenance*"
>      >       and "*Delete data or table*" to actor1 by using ajax. Is it
>     okay
>      >       to do that.
>     Yes.
> I tried to work with this feature. I faces following problems with that.  
>    1. Currently the logic is handled under the "*if
>       (isset($_REQUEST['submitoptions']))*" section in
>       tbl_operations.php file. If I apply the ajax submission which
>       submits the form without reloading the page, to this form I need
>       to get the whole form as the response for the submission and
>       replace it with the current form, because we don't know what
>       values get changed. For getting the form as a response I need to
>       get the html content of the updated "*Table operations*", so it
>       will not be a small json response like in other cases (ex: in
>       "Alter table oder by" ajax submission it retrieves a small json
>       response with the message). So it will be costly for the operation. 
>    2. Then if we used this form to rename the table (ex: "actor" to
>       "actor1") we need to change each an every place where we use the
>       actor name such as links in Top menu container, hidden fields in
>       all the form within this page which carries the table name
>       (ex: <input type="hidden" name="table" value="actor">. If not we
>       have to replace whole page with the update page using ajax, but
>       this is costly. 
> So I think it is better to leave this option with the normal form 
> submission without converting it to ajax submission. What is your idea 
> on that. 

Ok for me. What do you plan to convert to Ajax instead of this?

Marc Delisle

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