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Controller echo response to Ajax request. Wrong?
Posted: 26 October 2012 09:37 AM
Joined: 2012-09-04
8 posts


Is it wrong to have a controller method which has been invoked by an Ajax request respond with a straight echo? Then the success function in the Ajax request shoves this into a user message div somewhere.

A tiny bit of background - am trying to mould Ion Auth’s password change facilities into an Ajax context. Although the question is obviously general in nature.

Thanks in advance for any input.

Posted: 26 October 2012 11:20 AM   [ # 1 ]   [ Rating: 0 ]
Joined: 2011-02-23
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is safer than an echo and the proper way of doing it!


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Posted: 26 October 2012 11:22 AM   [ # 2 ]   [ Rating: 0 ]
Joined: 2012-09-04
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Ahh much more elegant. I should have worked that out for myself.