Rhodes-Problem in executing methods from the native extension.


I created new rhodes application in rhostudio and added a native extension by executing the command "rhogen extension ext"

Then I got two folders created inside my project.



in the index.erb inside the app folder I added a link to the ExtTest like this.

<div data-role="content">

    <ul data-role="listview">

      <li><a href="ExtTest">ExtTest</a></li>



When I run the app and click this link index.erb inside the ExtTest folder is loaded.
This is the code of that file.

<div data-role="page">0

  <div data-role="header" data-position="inline">

    <h1>Ext Extension Test</h1>

    <a href="<%= Rho::RhoConfig.start_path %>" class="ui-btn-left" data-icon="home" data-direction="reverse"


  <div data-role="content">

    <ul data-role="listview">

        <%= link_to 'Run Ext test', { :action => :run_test }%>




run_test is a method in exttest_controller.rb inside the ExtTest folder.

require 'rho/rhocontroller'

require 'helpers/application_helper'

require 'helpers/browser_helper'

require 'ext'

class ExtTestController < Rho::RhoController

  include BrowserHelper

  include ApplicationHelper


  def index

    render :back => '/app'


  def run_test

    sum = Ext.calc_summ(3,7)

    Alert.show_popup Ext::ExtStringHelper::process_string('test')+sum.to_s

    render :action => :index, :back => '/app'




When I click the link "Run Ext test" the method run_test is not invoked.

This URL seems to be broken.

And I can't find out a reason for this error. Can anybody help me on this issue?

Hector Meza
Asanka, I had a similar issue

Asanka, I had a similar issue and found that I was not hitting the correct controller method -

I added a reference to the controller I wanted to call i.e.

<li><a href=",%= url_for :controller => :Model_name_were_controller_is_located , :action => :method_name%> Label-name,/a></li>

I also changed to log level to 0 in the rhoconfig.txt (rhodes log property) which added the additional tracing in the console dialog - helped me see where the app was at.

Hope this helps:

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