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Redux-api

Flux REST API for redux infrastructure

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Introduction

redux-api solves problem of writing client for communicating with backend. It generates actions and reducers for making ajax call to API endpoints. You don't need to write a lot of boilerplate code if use redux and wanted to exchange data with server.

Inspired by Redux-rest and is intended to be used with Redux.

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Documentation

See DOCS.md for API documentation.

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Install

with npm

npm install redux-api --save

with bower

bower install redux-api --save

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Remote calls

redux-api doesn't bound you in using tehnologies for make ajax calls. It use configurable adapters - a pretty simple function which receives 2 arguments: url of endpoint and options - and returns a Promise as result. Default adapter has implemetation like this:

function adapterFetch(url, options) {
  return fetch(url, options);
}
 
// if you like jquery
function adapterJquery(url, options) {
  return new Promise((success, error)=> {
    $.ajax({ ...options, url, success, error });
  });
}

This implementation allows one to make any request and process any response.

And of course you have to set up adapter to your redux-api instance before using.

  reduxApi(....).use("fetch", adapterFetch)

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Examples

examples/isomorphic - React + Redux + React-Router + Redux-api with webpack and express + github api

Example

rest.js

import "isomorphic-fetch";
import reduxApi, {transformers} from "redux-api";
import adapterFetch from "redux-api/lib/adapters/fetch";
export default reduxApi({
  // simple edpoint description
  entry: `/api/v1/entry/:id`,
  // complex endpoint description
  regions: {
    url: `/api/v1/regions`,
    // reimplement default `transformers.object`
    transformer: transformers.array,
    // base endpoint options `fetch(url, options)`
    options: {
      header: {
        "Accept": "application/json"
      }
    }
  }
}).use("fetch", adapterFetch(fetch)); // it's necessary to point using REST backend

index.jsx

import React, {PropTypes} from "react";
import { createStore, applyMiddleware, combineReducers } from "redux";
import thunk from "redux-thunk";
import { Provider, connect } from "react-redux";
import rest from "./rest"; //our redux-rest object
 
const createStoreWithMiddleware = applyMiddleware(thunk)(createStore);
const reducer = combineReducers(rest.reducers);
const store = createStoreWithMiddleware(reducer);
 
function select(state) {
  return { entry: state.entry, regions: state.regions };
}
 
class Application {
  static propTypes = {
    entry: PropTypes.shape({
      loading: PropTypes.bool.isRequired,
      data: PropTypes.shape({
        text: PropTypes.string
      }).isRequired
    }).isRequired,
    regions: PropTypes.shape({
      loading: PropTypes.bool.isRequired,
      data: PropTypes.array.isRequired
    }).isRequired,
    dispatch: PropTypes.func.isRequired
  };
  componentDidMount() {
    const {dispatch} = this.props;
    // fetch `/api/v1/regions
    dispatch(rest.actions.regions.sync());
    //specify id for GET: /api/v1/entry/1
    dispatch(rest.actions.entry({id: 1}));
  }
  render() {
    const {entry, regions} = this.props;
    const Regions = regions.data.map((item)=> <p>{ item.name }</p>)
    return (
      <div>
        Loading regions: { regions.loading }
        <Regions/>
        Loading entry: {entry.loading}
        <div>{{ entry.data.text }}</div>
      </div>
    );
  }
}
 
const SmartComponent = connect(select)(Application);
 
React.render(
  <Provider store={store}>
    <SmartComponent />
  </Provider>,
  document.getElementById("content")
);

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