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Installation Instructions

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You do not need to install anything in the browser to use this extension. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the extension on the server where TWiki is running.

Like many other TWiki extensions, this module is shipped with a fully automatic installer script written using the BuildContrib.

  • If you have TWiki 4.2 or later, you can install from the configure interface (Go to Plugins->Find More Extensions)
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  • If you have any problems, then you can still install manually from the command-line:
    1. Download one of the .zip or .tgz archives
    2. Unpack the archive in the root directory of your TWiki installation.
    3. Run the installer script ( perl <module>_installer )
    4. Run configure and enable the module, if it is a plugin.
    5. Repeat for any missing dependencies.
  • If you are still having problems, then instead of running the installer script:
    1. Make sure that the file permissions allow the webserver user to access all files.
    2. Check in any installed files that have existing ,v files in your existing install (take care not to lock the files when you check in)
    3. Manually edit LocalSite.cfg to set any configuration variables.
 
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  • Or, follow these manual installation steps:
    • Download the ZIP file from the extension home on twiki.org (see below).
    • Unzip BehaviourContrib.zip in your twiki installation directory.
    • Set the ownership of the extracted directories and files to the webserver user.
    • Install the dependencies (if any).
 

Contrib Settings

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Contrib Info

Author: TWiki:Main/ArthurClemens
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Copyright: Code: behaviour.js version 1.1 - Copyright (c) Ben Nolan and Simon Willison.
TWiki distribution and updates/additions: © TWiki:Main/ArthurClemens.
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Copyright: Code: behaviour.js version 1.1 - Copyright (c) Ben Nolan and Simon Willison.
TWiki distribution and updates/additions: © TWiki:Main/ArthurClemens.
© 2006-2015 TWiki:TWiki/TWikiContributor
 
License: BSD for behaviour.js
GPL (GNU General Public License) for TWiki BehaviourContrib
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Dependencies: None
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02 Jul 2007 1.2 Integrated other faster code by Dean Edwards: faster onload (again).

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This contrib packages the third-party Behaviour Javascript event library, available from http://bennolan.com/behaviour/.

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Behaviour Javascript Framework Contrib

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   Contributions to this TWiki extension are appreciated. Please update the contrib page
   at http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/BehaviourContrib or provide feedback
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   If you are a TWiki contributor please update the extension in the SVN repository.
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Introduction

 
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Behaviour uses CSS selectors to subscribe to Javascript event handlers. This allows to create clean code, separated from HTML (and well suited to create Javascript based interaction that degrades nicely when Javascript is not available).
 
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Introduction

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After all the work of WASP and others to promote clean markup, valid pages and graceful degradation via css - it sucks that we're going back to tag soup days by throwing javascript tags into our html.
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Usage

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Contrib Settings

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Contrib Info

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Author: TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens
Copyright: Code: behaviour.js version 1.1 - Copyright (c) Ben Nolan and Simon Willison. TWiki distribution and updates/additions: TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens.
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Copyright: Code: behaviour.js version 1.1 - Copyright (c) Ben Nolan and Simon Willison.
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© 2006-2010 TWiki:TWiki/TWikiContributor
License: BSD for behaviour.js
GPL (GNU General Public License) for TWiki BehaviourContrib
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02 Jul 2007 1.2 Integrated other faster code by Dean Edwards: faster onload (again).
08 Mar 2007 1.1 Integrated code by Dean Edwards (see Code update version 1.1 with faster DOM queries).
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Feedback: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/BehaviourContribDev
Appraisal: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/BehaviourContribAppraisal
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This contrib packages the third-party Behaviour Javascript event library, available from http://bennolan.com/behaviour/.

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Author: TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens
Copyright: Code: behaviour.js version 1.1 - Copyright (c) Ben Nolan and Simon Willison. TWiki distribution and updates/additions: TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens.
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Dependencies: None
Contrib Version: 1.3.1
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Behaviour Javascript framework Contrib

This contrib packages the third-party Behaviour Javascript event library, available from http://bennolan.com/behaviour/.

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Author: TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens
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Dependencies: None
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Behaviour Javascript framework Contrib

This contrib packages the third-party Behaviour Javascript event library, available from http://bennolan.com/behaviour/.

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Author: TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens
Copyright: Code: behaviour.js version 1.1 - Copyright (c) Ben Nolan and Simon Willison. TWiki distribution and updates/additions: TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens.
License: BSD
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Dependencies: None
Contrib Version: 1.3.1
Change History:
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Behaviour Javascript framework Contrib

This contrib packages the third-party Behaviour Javascript event library, available from http://bennolan.com/behaviour/.

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Author: TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens
Copyright: Code: behaviour.js version 1.1 - Copyright (c) Ben Nolan and Simon Willison. TWiki distribution and updates/additions: TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens.
License: BSD
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Change History:
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Behaviour Javascript framework Contrib

This contrib packages the third-party Behaviour Javascript event library, available from http://bennolan.com/behaviour/.

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Author: TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens
Copyright: Code: behaviour.js version 1.1 - Copyright (c) Ben Nolan and Simon Willison. TWiki distribution and updates/additions: TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens.
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Dependencies: None
Contrib Version: 1.3.1
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Behaviour Javascript framework Contrib

This contrib packages the third-party Behaviour Javascript event library, available from http://bennolan.com/behaviour/.

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Behaviour is suited to create javascript based interaction that degrades well when javascript is not available.

Javascript file: behaviour.js (8.1K). The compressed javascript file (2.9K) has been processed by ShrinkSafe.

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Example

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Leaking danger

Behaviour code leaks memory on Windows Explorer prior to version 7. To prevent leaking, set the element variable to null:
var myrules = {
   'table.test td' : function(element) {
      element.onmouseover = function() {
         this.style.backgroundColor = highlightColor;
         return false;
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      element = null; // by setting this IE will not leak  
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Contrib Info

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Installation Instructions

You do not need to install anything in the browser to use this extension. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the extension on the server where TWiki is running.

Like many other TWiki extensions, this module is shipped with a fully automatic installer script written using the BuildContrib.

  • If you have TWiki 4.2 or later, you can install from the configure interface (Go to Plugins->Find More Extensions)
  • If you have any problems, then you can still install manually from the command-line:
    1. Download one of the .zip or .tgz archives
    2. Unpack the archive in the root directory of your TWiki installation.
    3. Run the installer script ( perl <module>_installer )
    4. Run configure and enable the module, if it is a plugin.
    5. Repeat for any missing dependencies.
  • If you are still having problems, then instead of running the installer script:
    1. Make sure that the file permissions allow the webserver user to access all files.
    2. Check in any installed files that have existing ,v files in your existing install (take care not to lock the files when you check in)
    3. Manually edit LocalSite.cfg to set any configuration variables.

 
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Contrib Settings

  • Set SHORTDESCRIPTION = Behaviour Javascript event library to create javascript based interactions that degrade well when javascript is not available

You can also set the global TWiki variable BEHAVIOURCONTRIB_DEBUG to 1 to make the contrib use uncompressed javascript sources, in the event of problems.

Contrib Info

 
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02 Jul 2007 1.2 Integrated other faster code by Dean Edwards: faster onload (again).
08 Mar 2007 1.1 Integrated code by Dean Edwards (see Code update version 1.1 with faster DOM queries).
04 Jun 2006 1.0 First Version. Included Behaviour version: 1.1.
 
Home: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/BehaviourContrib
Feedback: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/BehaviourContribDev
Appraisal: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/BehaviourContribAppraisal

Related Topics: TWikiPreferences

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Behaviour Javascript framework Contrib

This contrib packages the third-party Behaviour Javascript event library, available from http://bennolan.com/behaviour/.

Behaviour is suited to create javascript based interaction that degrades well when javascript is not available.

Javascript file: behaviour.js (8.1K). The compressed javascript file (2.9K) has been processed by ShrinkSafe.

Introduction

From the website:
After all the work of WASP and others to promote clean markup, valid pages and graceful degradation via css - it sucks that we're going back to tag soup days by throwing javascript tags into our html.

The better way to do javascript is to do it unobtrusively. PPK and Simon Willison have been recommending this approach for ages. And it's definitely the way to go. The only problem is that it's a bit of a pain in the ass.

That's why I came up with Behaviour - my solution to unobtrusive javascript behaviours.

How does it work?

Behaviour lets you use CSS selectors to specify elements to add javascript events to. This means that instead of writing:

<li>
   <a onclick="this.parentNode.removeChild(this)" href="#">
      Click me to delete me
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</li>

You can use:

<ul id="example">
   <li>
      <a href="/someurl">Click me to delete me</a>
   </li>
</ul>

And then use css selectors to select that element and add javascript functions to it.

var myrules = {
   '#example li' : function(el){
      el.onclick = function(){
         this.parentNode.removeChild(this);

      }
   }
};

Behaviour.register(myrules);

Usage

Include the javascript file:

<script type="text/javascript" src="%PUBURL%/%TWIKIWEB%/BehaviourContrib/behaviour.compressed.js"></script>

In your code you create a "rules" object, with sub-objects for each html element class name or id:

var myrules = {
   '.classname' : function(element) {
      // element event
      element.onclick = function() {
         // code here
      }
   },
   
   '#id' : function(element) {
      // element event
      element.onclick = function() {
         // code here
      }
   }
};

Or use nested identifiers:

var myrules = {
   '.menu li a' : function(element) {
      element.onclick = function() {
         // code here
      }
   }
};

Apply the rules with:

Behaviour.register(myrules);

Example

If we have a 'normal' link to TWiki Web hometopic: TWiki Web Home, we can use javascript to make it open a popup window. When javascript is not available the link behaviour defaults to opening the page in the current window.

<span class="link%TWIKIWEB%%HOMETOPIC%">[[%TWIKIWEB%.%HOMETOPIC%][TWiki Web Home]]</span>

<script type="text/javascript">
// <![CDATA[
var myrules = {
   '.link%TWIKIWEB%%HOMETOPIC% a' : function(el){
      el.onclick = function() {
         // open in a popup with no other attributes than template 'viewplain'
         launchTheWindow(this.href,null,null,null,"viewplain");
         return false;
      }
   }
};

Behaviour.register(myrules);
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</script>

The class name link%TWIKIWEB%%HOMETOPIC% will get expanded to linkTWikiWebHome

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TWiki Web Home

Development

License

Behaviour is freely distributable under the terms of an BSD license. For details, see the Behaviour website.

Links

Contrib Info

Author: TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens
Copyright: version 1.1 - Copyright (c) Ben Nolan and Simon Willison
License: BSD
Dependencies: None
4 June 2006 1.000 First Version. Included Behaviour version: 1.1
Home: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/BehaviourContrib
Feedback: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/BehaviourContribDev
Appraisal: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/BehaviourContribAppraisal

Related Topics: TWikiPreferences

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