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Class HttpPost

Make easy post requests from the server with the constructor of the class. Use:

$postData = ['id'=> 100];
$args = ['type'=> 'x-www-form-urlencoded'];

$response = new HttpPost('https://api.example.com/get', $postData, $args);
$list = $response->json();

Parameters

  • $url:string the url, or
  • $data:assoc array (optional) posted data
  • $args:assoc array (optional) options
  • $name:string (optional) base name

Option keys

  • type: x-www-form-urlencoded|json Default: json
  • ignore_errors:boolean Default: true
  • header:assoc array of headers
  • method:string Default: POST
  • url:string the url, applies only on method set() (see below)

body ()

Returns the row contents of the response

json ()

Returns the response data in object format or null

set ()

(static) Sets the prefix arguments of a base HttpPost

Parameters

  • $name:string the base name
  • $args:assoc options to save

Examples

$postData = ['id'=> 100];
$args = ['type'=> 'x-www-form-urlencoded'];

// directly to endpoint
$response = new HttpPost('https://api.example.com/get', $postData, $args);

// using a base, you can skip sending empty arguments as third parameter,
// and send the base api name
$args['url] = 'https://api.example.com/';
$args['header'] = ['Authorization'=> 'Bearer <token>'];
HttpPost::set('api_ex', $args);
$response = new HttpPost('get', $postData, 'api_ex');

Class Form

Displays forms

posted ()

(static) It compares the value formToken from the request (GET/POST) with the stored token in session. If the name is specified the stored token will be removed in this function. Return boolean.

Parameters

  • $name: (optional) the form token name.

verifyToken ()

Compares a value to the stored token in session. Returns boolean

Parameters

  • $name: the form token name
  • $check: the value

getToken ()

(static) Creates and returns a new form token.

Parameters

  • $name: the form token name

hiddenInput ()

(static) Prints a hidden input with the value of the form token.

Parameters

  • $name: (optional) the form token name

html ()

(static) Prints the input fields for a form.

Parameters

  • $fields:assoc the fields to print as input elements
  • $values:assoc (optional) values
  • $preffic:string (optional) preffix fot the input names
  • $suffix:string (optional) suffix fot the input names

Example

Form::html([
  'group'=>[
    'type'=>'select',
    'options'=>[0=>'Group A', 0=>'Group B']
  ]
],
[
  'group'=>1
]);

input ()

(static) Prints an input tag.

Parameters

  • $name:string the input name
  • $op:assoc the field schema
  • $ov:string (optional) current value
  • $key:string (optional) input label

addInputType ()

(static) Create a new input type for Form class.

Parameters

  • $name:string the input type name
  • $function:function a function that returns the html

Function Parameters

  • $name:string the input name
  • $field:assoc the field schema
  • $value:mixed the current value

Example

Form::addInputType('group-select', function($name, $field, $value) {
  // a web coomponent that will be rendered with vuejs
  $valueProp = 'value="' . $value . '"';
  $dataProp = 'data-group="' . json_encode($field['options']) . '"';
  return "<group-select $valueProp $dataProp></group-select>";
});

Class Cache

Caches data or a page for faster loads.

remember ()

Loads or updates a string.

Parameters

  • $name:string The item name to save the data
  • $time:int Time in seconds to keep the value
  • $fn:function The function that calculates and return the string if it is not cached
  • $uniques:array A list of values that expire the cache if they change

Example

Cache::remember('post-'.$id, 3600, function($list) use($id){
  return 'Post#'.$id.'. Updated at '.data($list[0]);
}, [Gila::mt('post')]);

page ()

Saves or loads the rest of the output from cache. The remember() method should be prefered but when you have a lot of requests and the output is not probably going to change soon, this method can give a faster response.

Parameters

  • $name:string The item name to save the data
  • $time:int Time in seconds to keep the value
  • $uniques:array A list of values that expire the cache if they change

Example

if(Session::userId()===0) {
  Cache::page('page.post-'.$id, 3600, [Gila::mt('post')]);
}