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RockFinder - Highly Efficient and Flexible SQL Finder Module

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56 minutes ago, dragan said:

a) I can't get any RF output (arrays, objects) to play nice with PW's pagination / renderPager(). I guess pagination expects a PageArray, not just any kind of array. I know RF was never meant to be used in the frontend, but I tried anyway (and of course, I know building my own pagination with something like Tabulator is quite easy). I just wanted to compare an existing page (how much speed I would gain using RF instead of native PF find).

There's nothing wrong with using RF for the frontend, but you are right, pagination was not on my list. And I don't think we will ever need it for RockFinder, because if you are using pagination, you can use native PW find operations without any performance drawback.

59 minutes ago, dragan said:

url is not recognized. I guess because a PW page URL is not stored inside the DB as-is, but is created when calling the $page->url() method. Am I correct? (PW has to assemble parents(s), page-names etc.)

Exactly, that's why I implemented the callback feature where you can use the PW API to get any properties of your page via PHP: 

 

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Hi @dragan, I'm doing the same, using Rockfinder on the frontend, building my own pagination. b), 'url': since you know the parent (1041), you could query 'name' instead of 'url', and add it to the known path.

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Another option could be to build a redirect page, eg mysite.com/?id=1234 that redirects to this page, eg mysite.com/myparent/mypage - then you can easily and efficiently build your links via the ID property.

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@Lutz True. But maybe I'll have another setup where I need to query pages that live under different parents, and (theoretically) also could have identical page-names.

@bernhard Now that sounds both easy and awesome (plus "safe", in the sense that a page ID is always unique, while page-names aren't - unless they are children under the same parent page).

I've been playing a bit more with RF... pure awesomeness and fun. Together with Lazy Cron, Tabulator.js and RF, a small test-setup runs incredibly fast. (Lazy Cron to store the RF-output - JSON - once a day). Makes me almost sad I currently don't have a real use-case / client-project to use all this...

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43 minutes ago, dragan said:

@bernhard Now that sounds both easy and awesome (plus "safe", in the sense that a page ID is always unique, while page-names aren't - unless they are children under the same parent page).

Yeah - I've too often had to build complicated RockFinder queries and came up with this quick&easy solution one day and couldn't believe I didn't think of it earlier 😄

45 minutes ago, dragan said:

I've been playing a bit more with RF... pure awesomeness and fun. Together with Lazy Cron, Tabulator.js and RF, a small test-setup runs incredibly fast. (Lazy Cron to store the RF-output - JSON - once a day). Makes me almost sad I currently don't have a real use-case / client-project to use all this...

Don't tell anybody, but I've just started developing RockFinder2 with a new syntax that will be even easier to use and more intuitive and powerful 😉 

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19 hours ago, bernhard said:

Don't tell anybody

I won't 🙊🙉🙈

I just realized the "view" link in the RF Tester (zooming glass icon) seems to be hard-coded: it's assuming my PW backend is "admin". This should probably be defined dynamically instead (or at least configurable).

Also, I noticed the div.paginationPageSize is always showing "undefined" o_O

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12 minutes ago, dragan said:

I just realized the "view" link in the RF Tester (zooming glass icon) seems to be hard-coded: it's assuming my PW backend is "admin".

Thx, fixed in 1.1.5

12 minutes ago, dragan said:

Also, I noticed the div.paginationPageSize is always showing "undefined" o_O

True, but I won't fix this as it's not critical and I want to focus on RockFinder2 + RockTabulator 🙂 

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