This library is part of the Aurelia platform and contains a simple, restful, message-based wrapper around XMLHttpRequest.
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If possible, prefer to use the
aurelia-fetch-client instead of this library. You can read documentation on the fetch client here along with documentation on this library. If you would like to help improve this documentation, the source for these docs can be found in the
aurelia-fetch-client repo's doc folder.
This library can be used in the browser only.
Building The Code
To build the code, follow these steps.
- Ensure that NodeJS is installed. This provides the platform on which the build tooling runs.
- From the project folder, execute the following command:
- Ensure that Gulp is installed. If you need to install it, use the following command:
npm install -g gulp
- To build the code, you can now run:
You will find the compiled code in the
distfolder, available in three module formats: AMD, CommonJS and ES6.
gulpfile.jsfor other tasks related to generating the docs and linting.
Running The Tests
To run the unit tests, first ensure that you have followed the steps above in order to install all dependencies and successfully build the library. Once you have done that, proceed with these additional steps:
- Ensure that the Karma CLI is installed. If you need to install it, use the following command:
npm install -g karma-cli
- Ensure that jspm is installed. If you need to install it, use the following commnand:
npm install -g jspm
- Install the client-side dependencies with jspm:
- You can now run the tests with this command: