Best way to upload file in Enyo 1.0

edited February 2012 in Enyo 1.0
Hello,
any idea what is the best way to upload file in Enyo 1.0 for "desktop browser application"? (Note PhoneGap file uploader does not work in "desktop").
Thanks..

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  • Can you clarify? Are you sending a file to a remote website? What desktop environment are you running in?
  • hi unwiredben, I am sending a file to server (web application), the client is either running on Chrome or Safari browser. Ideally I used use normal multipart HTTP post, but I think it won't work in Enyo since it will either move or reload the page..
  • edited February 2012
    This is problem is as old as webOS ... however, you may be saved by the fact that you are running in a browser. See this page for an example:

    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3315429/xhr-sendfile-doesnt-post-it-as-multipart#answers-header

    The problem with uploads on webOS was that XHR didn't support FormData or sendAsBinary, meaning you had to use DownloadManager to upload anything as multipart (or use a complex node service). In most browsers, however, XHR is up to the task.

    I ran into the same problem when testing enyo 1.0 in Titanium a while back and was surprised to find that XHR is capable of this on most platforms.

    (BTW, the browser will have to have local file access for this to work).
  • Thanks omastudios, i am also surprised that XHR can do multipart http post. I will try this.
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