[Grok-dev] Flash (ing) messages to user.
grok-list at creativenet.de
Fri Aug 17 14:47:39 UTC 2012
the grok.View.flash() method allows us to send short messages to the
user. I.e. confirmation or error messages.
after some hours of reading the sourcecode I found out how to get the
messages displayed. Here is my solution:
from grokcore.message.utils import receive
... view-class where the message is triggered:
self.flash(u'this is my message')
... view-class where the message is displayed:
self.messages = receive()
... template (similar to /grokui/base/templates/statusmessages.pt )
<dd tal:repeat="message view/messages"
tal:content="message/message">notification goes here</dd>
my question. Is this the state of the art way to get messages displayed
or is there any better solution?
question to the core developers:
why I am able to use flash as a View- method but for receiving messages
I have to import the receive - method from the message - Package. -
that's confusing - wouldn't it be better to make "receive()" a
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