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FlyJSONP is a small JavaScript library, that allows you to do cross-domain GET and POST requests, with JSON response.

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Overview

FlyJSONP is a small JavaScript library, that allows you to do cross-domain GET and POST requests with remote services that support JSONP, and get a JSON response. Have a look at the demo to see it in action, or check out get started guide for usage instructions, and examples.

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Features

  • Cross-domain GET, as well as POST requests, with JSON response. POST requests pass through YQL.
  • Control over the callback parameter name for GET requests.
  • No other dependency on other JavaScript frameworks.

Quick Usage Guide

To get started, first download FlyJSONP, and add it to your code. Then simply call init method to setup the initial options.

<script src="/path/to/flyjsonp.js"></script>
<script>
FlyJSONP.init({debug: true});
</script>

GET Request

To issue a cross-domain GET request, you call the get method. It accepts number of options, and calls success callback when provided, with JSON response.

FlyJSONP.get({
  url: 'http://storify.com/xdamman.json',
  success: function (data) {
    console.log(data);
  },
  error: function (errorMsg) {
    console.log(errorMsg);
  }
});

POST Request

To issue a cross-domain POST request, you call the post method. It accepts number of options, and calls success callback when provided, with JSON response. To get around cross-domain issues for POST requests, FlyJSONP uses YQL to send the request and retrieve the response.

FlyJSONP.post({
  url: 'http://storify.com/story/new',
  parameters: {
    username: 'your-username',
    api_key: 'secret-api-key',
    title: 'FlyJSONP',
    description: 'Testing it out'
  },
  success: function(data) {
    console.log(data);
  }
});

License

FlyJSONP is a project of Abdulrahman Al-Otaiba, the project is dual-licensed under GNU GPLv3, and MIT. See LICENSE for more details.

Thanks

I would like to thank the following people, and give them credit for their awesome work:

  • Johannes Charman - For creating YQL data table 'jsonpost'
  • Christian Heilmann - For creating YQL data table 'htmlpost'
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