FuelPHP - HMVC Request


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FuelPHP provides an excellent feature to request an action inside the same application using Request class. This is called HMVC Request. It enables to reuse the controller logic.

Creating a HMVC Request

Creating a HMVC request is as simple as creating a request object with the required URL and call the execute method as follows.

$list = Request::forge('employee/list/')->execute(); 
echo $list;  

$employee = Request::forge('employee/show/1')->execute(array('id' => '1')); 
echo $employee;

Working Example

Let us create a new controller, Controller_HMVC to test the HMVC feature. Create a file, fuel/app/classes/controller/hmvc.php and place the following code.

<?php 
   class Controller_HMVC extends Controller { 
      public function action_index() { 
         echo Request::forge('employee/list')->execute(); 
      } 
   }

Here, we have just called the employee/list page through HMVC request and shown the result.

Result

Employee List

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