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Posted on 2013-06-25
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Hi,

I have a simple REST call as per below. I would like to replace the href with a javascript call so I can handle response codes. How can i best do this ?

<li class="btn btn-inverse"><a title=""  href="/rest/myService/handle"><i
					class="icon icon-share-alt"></i> <span class="text">Handle</span></a></li>

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Thanks
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Question by:WalterRR
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by:Gary
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At the server? With Js at the client side? or...
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by:Zeickan
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<script>
function mycall(API){

// Code here

}
</script>
....

<li class="btn btn-inverse">
    <a title=""  href="javascript:mycall('/rest/myService/handle');">
        <i class="icon icon-share-alt"></i> <span class="text">Handle</span>
    </a>
</li>

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Or, if you are using jquery try this

<script>
$(document).ready(function() {
    $("a").click(function(){    
        var call = $(this).attr("href");        
        // code here        
        return false;    
    });   
});
</script>

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Chris Stanyon earned 2000 total points
ID: 39276647
With jQuery, something like this:

$('a').click(function(e){
	e.preventDefault();
	var url = $(this).attr('href');
	$.ajax(url)
		.done( function(data) { 
			// the response is stored in 'data'
		});
});

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