sklrboy sklrboy - 1 year ago 74
jQuery Question

Laravel 5 how to convert AJAX response JSON into PHP, so I can loop through it with foreach on the view?

I'm working on an ajax search function for my users table, and I've managed to get until I get back the content of the response json file, but I can't figure it out, how could I hand it's content over to the $users php array, so I could loop through it. My code in the following:
The JS:

$('.searchbar').keypress(function (e) {
if (e.which == 13) {
dataType: "json",
url: '/results',
data: {keyword: $('.searchbar').value()},
success: function (result) {
error: function(){
console.log("No results for " + data + ".");

The route:
Route::get('results', 'SearchesController@search');

The search function in SearchesController:

public function search(Request $request) {

$keyword = $request->get('keyword');

$users = \App\User::where("username", "LIKE","%$keyword%")
->orWhere("firstname", "LIKE", "%$keyword%")
->orWhere("lastname", "LIKE", "%$keyword%")
->orWhere("email", "LIKE", "%$keyword%")
->orWhere("phone", "LIKE", "%$keyword%")->get();

return \Response::json($users);


The view:

@foreach($users as $user)
<td class='text-center'>{{$user->username}}</td>
<td class='text-center'>{{$user->firstname}}</td>
<td class='text-center'>{{$user->lastname}}</td>
<td class='text-center'>{{$user->email}}</td>
<td class='text-center'>{{$user->phone}}</td>
<td class='text-center'>{!! link_to_action('UsersController@edit', 'Edit', $user->id, ['class'=>'btn btn-warning', 'style'=>'margin-bottom:5px']); !!}
{!! Form::open(['action' => ['UsersController@destroy', $user->id], 'method' => 'DELETE']) !!}
{!! Form::submit('Delete', ['class'=>'btn btn-danger']) !!}
{!! Form::close() !!}</td>

So shortly, the content of "\Response::json($users);" should end up on the view as $users. Or should I change my whole approach and find a solution to console.log everything with JS? Thanks in advance!

Answer Source


return \Response::json($users);


return view('results', array( 'users' => $users ));
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