Forum: Ruby on Rails Changing drop_receiving_element behavior to make a GET request instead of POST

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Evan (Guest)
on 2008-11-03 06:16
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Is it possible to specify which HTTP method to use in the
drop_receiving_element helper? I'm trying to follow REST best
practices in my app. On one page I have the user drop an icon into an
area which calls the "new" representation of a particular resource.
However, drop_receiving_element sends the request as POST which is not
allowed. How can I change the method so it makes a GET request?
Evan (Guest)
on 2008-11-06 18:22
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For those curious, I solved this problem by abandoning the
drop_receiving_element helper and writing my own Ajax.Updater (see
Prototype documentation) code on the page. Ajax.Updater takes a
"method" option which allows you to specify get, post, put, delete,
etc.
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