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Replied to Question Regarding Best Practice For Controller Methods

@kevinbui Thanks for sharing, that's exactly what I was looking for!

2 months ago
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Started a new Conversation Question Regarding Best Practice For Controller Methods

Say for example I am creating a GitHub style discussion thread in my application that gives the user to post messages into a thread, open an issue and close an issue.

Therefore I would create a DiscussionController and use the store method to add a new message in the database that the user enters using a form within the app with the correct data for issue id, user id etc.

But if I wanted to add a an option for the user to "Close" an issue, the store method wouldn't be appropriate, because I don't need the user to enter a message in order to close the issue.

What would be the best approach for this? Should I create a new method in my DiscussionController called storeCloseIssue and storeOpenIssue or is this something I can do through the my Discussion model?

Or should I create a new method in my IssueController and use the following in a updateStatus method? Or is this messy and disorganised?

use App\Discussion;
use App\Issue;

class IssueController extends Controller
  public function updateStatus(Issue $issue)
    Issue::where('id', $issue->id)->update(['status' => $status]);

     *  Type
     *  1 = A custom message
     *  2 = "Username opened this issue"
     *  3 = "Username closed this issue"
    $attributes = [
      'issue_id' => $issue->id,
      'type' => 1

Or should I create a StatusController and organise the status' like that?

Also, my application is using Vue.js for the view so therefore is it correct in saying that I don't have any other choice but to create a new endpoint?


Route::resource('/api/v1/issues', 'IssueController');
Route::post('/api/v1/issues/{issue}/discussion', '[email protected]');
Route::put('/api/v1/issues/{issue}/status', '[email protected]')

Thank you for any help in advance.

3 months ago
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Started a new Conversation Axios Error In V-on Handler: "TypeError: Cannot Read Property 'then' Of Undefined"

I've got up to Episode 29 of the "Learn Vue 2: Step By Step" series but I've been stuck on this error that does not show up on the screencast but does on my local (probably due to version difference?).

If you skip to 9:25 on the "Dedicated Form Components", you will see the Jeffrey adds the following line to the onSubmit method:'/statuses').then(status => alert('All done!'));

After adding this line, when clicking on the Submit button in my AddToStream component, I get the following error:

app.js:23844 [Vue warn]: Error in v-on handler: "TypeError: Cannot read property 'then' of undefined"

found in

---> <AddToStream> at resources/js/components/AddToStream.vue
       <Home> at resources/js/views/Home.vue

I can confirm I have the exact same code as provided in the Vue Forms GitHub repo regarding the Form and Errors class.

The problem is when I add the then method after sending a request to /statuses, there isn't a then method in my Form class (as Jeffrey doesn't have one) as I'm returning a Promise in the submit method.

I do not understand why I am getting undefined errors? Is anybody able to provide any insight?