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Can i return a string back to index.php from a controller?
  • Hey , First off I want to thank the Kohana dev team for creating such a good framework. I'm new to kohana and in general to the concept of frameworks and MVC.

    Basically , I am using kohana 3.3 as a backend framework for my android app.

    From index.php , I am creating a request to a controller. The controller works out its logic and gets an string containing a XML Document. I want to return this string back to index.php so that I can echo it.

    This is necessary because, in android , I am capturing whatever the backend echo's (in xml format).

    so is there a way to do this?

    I'm a noob to kohana and this forum, so forgive me if I've asked something extremely stupid.

    Thanks in advance.

  • class Controller_Index extends Controller {
        public function action_index()
            // Your logic and calculate string and set to $xml

    Is that what you're after?

  • And maybe add this line too: $this->response->headers("Content-Type", "text/xml");

  • I think he is talking about a sub-request? Try the code below ... sometimes it gets strange when you are doing a request from inside kohana to another kohana controller

    class Controller_Index extends Controller {
        public function action_index()
            $request = Request::factory('http://domain.com/some/other/controller');  
            $response = $request->execute(); // controller returns xml
            $this->response->headers("Content-Type", "text/xml"); // set the header
            $this->response->body($response); // return the xml back from index.php
  • @chrisgo @nickg @Jack Thanks a lot guys!!

    Your solutions worked for me!

    Thanks for your time! Cheers!

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