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28 Dec 2012, 12:53 AM
What is the recommended way to serialize a tree respectively treestore into json, so one can save the whole tree at once in localstorage, for example?

I guess the resulting json should look like this to be able to re-use it directly:

root: {text: 'root', children: [
{text: 'leaf1'},
{text: 'leaf2', children: [
{}, ...

This might seem obvious, but I can't find the answer from the docs or previous posts. Isn't there anything built-in? I have created my own iteration function, but I can't imagine such a common task has to be re-built every time someone needs that...?


31 Dec 2012, 7:08 AM
You can use the cascade method to work through the tree.

31 Dec 2012, 7:46 AM
Hopefully, tree nodes will get the serialize method in 4.2

I have added it, just needs review and QA

31 Dec 2012, 10:51 AM
Nice, Animal!