[Phpmyadmin-devel] Question regarding GSOC Idea

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Wed Mar 23 13:18:16 CET 2011

Botea Răzvan a écrit :
> Hi there.
> I'm a student who's interested in your web application "phpMyAdmin", and
> I convinced I could help you in some "issues" posted as ideas here [0].
> To be precise I'm interested in making phpMyAdmin more interactive by
> further enhancing AJAX support for the app. As I've seen, you already
> use the jQuery API which will make my work less tiresome.
> I have a question regarding the "AJAX" idea. This seems straightforward:
> make all those actions through a xmlhttprequest (ajax) . I see some of
> them are marked as done. Where will the php scripts for ajax reside? For
> example "Insert rows with an Ajax request: todo": I'll make a function
> in common.js for a ajax request (with the help of jQuery API), yet I'm
> not sure what will happen next: if I just make a redirect it will feel
> like no ajax was made whatsoever. I'm guessing that the user will remain
> on the same "insert rows" page for any further additions, and maybe add
> message on top of the table if it had succeed.

I suggest you have a look at the current code in master git (or try 
3.4.0-beta4) and use Firebug's network panel to trace the calling 
sequence of an operation already implemented in Ajax.

> Correct me if I'm wrong. I'm familiar with AJAX and a bit of jQuery, but
> I need to know what exactly is intended to be done with them.
> I'm not very sure how should I elaborate the AJAXify idea since for it's 
> pretty much straightforward on how to resolve it.
> [0] http://wiki.phpmyadmin.net/pma/GSoC_2011_Ideas_List

Marc Delisle

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