★ Don't let its tiny size deceive you ★
It may weigh-in at just over 1KB, but this puppy has teeth. WOOF!
Modelled after the ubiquitious jQuery's AJAX methods ($.ajax, $.get, and $.post), you can use this in places were jQuery will not load, such as inside a WebWorker#. You little ripper!
You may be like me and occasionally think that loading the entire jQuery library (about 80KB minified) just to make an AJAX call is just like filling a thimble using a fire hydrant. Twix is written from the ground up to work in modern browsers (IE9+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc. Anything that supports XMLHttpRequest, really) and has just enough magic sauce to get the job done. No more, no less.
# Actually, providing a simple way to make make AJAX calls inside a WebWorker was the primary use-case when developing this golden nugget. How about that.
Simply add a reference to twix.js or twix.min.js and you're good to go.
If you want to make an AJAX call from within a WebWorker, load the Twix library using the importScripts function:
Making an AJAX request is as simple as calling Twix.ajax(...) or Twix.get(...) or Twix.post(...). If typing the four characters of Twix is too much, you use the optional double-underscore (__.ajax(...)) shortcut.
There's an ultra-basic sample of making a GET request from a WebWorker in the sample directory.
Well, it's just me. It's a little lonely, so feel free to issue a pull request with fixes or enhancements and get your name listed here.
Because two chocolatey fingers are better than one.
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