What we basically do in the respondto class is call methods ".html, .xml, .json" to an instance of a Responder class. How does respondto function in You know that "respondto" block that Rails generates in every single controller method? Why isnt it a case statement? Or just an if? Or just not there at Ruby on Rails allows you to set up nested resources. For instance in the "Getting started" guide where you build a very simple blog, Post and Comment are nested resources. Indeed, it is impossible to consider a lone comment without any post. Forum: Ruby on Rails request.xhr? vs. respondto.wants.xml render :xml > person.
xml, etc in ASP.Net MVC? 2010-01-08. In Ruby On Rails By Leigh Halliday November 27, 2014. Responding with JSON in Rails.RABL is a DSL for generating both JSON and XML. In my mind it has a similar feel to Jbuilder, which Ill discuss below. On the 1.9 front, Ruby 1.9.1 is not usable because it outright segfaults on Rails 3.0, so if you want to use Rails 3 with 1.9.x jump on 1.9.2 for smooth sailing. A few things to note in the view: . The respondto block handles both HTML and XML calls to this action. For this to work, you need to configure your controllers to respond to a request using a standard data format such as JSON or XML. APIs most commonly use JSON these days, but XML has its advantages depending on your platform. Im looking to create a Rails application which generates XML instead of HTML.which will call object.toxml for you. You can tweak the output with options: render :xml > object. toxml(:except > [:private1, :private2], :include > [:associatedclass]). Ruby on Rails 5.1.5.What that says is, if the client wants HTML or JS in response to this action, just respond as we would have before, but if the client wants XML, return them the list of people in XML format. Try to call cases.toxml in console. I know that toxml works with hashes. Email codedump link for How to render xml in Rails 4. Email has been send.