A NativeScript module for DOM Emulation

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For NativeScript 3.0 and later type
tns plugin add nativescript-dom  

To use in Nativescript 2.5 or earlier type:
tns plugin add nativescript-dom@1.1.0


To use the module you just require() it:

Note: You do NOT need to keep a reference to it; and you only need to load it once. It will automatically attach its methods to all the proper classes in the NativeScript library, making it act as if they are built in.





These are globally available! Like their Web DOM counterparts; they return elements based on the critera.




Like their Web DOM counterparts; returns the children elements based on the critera.
exports.pageLoaded = function(args) {
  var page = args.object;
  var stackLayout = page.getElementsByTagName('StackLayout')[0];
  var button = stackLayout.getElementsByClassName('clickButton')[0];

view.runAgainstId(id, function(elem) { /* Do something with elem */ })

view.runAgainstClasses(className, function(elem) { /* Do something with elem */ })

view.runAgainstTagNames(tag, function(elem) { /* Do something with elem */ })

This will automatically run your function passing it the elem that it matches; it will call your function multiple times once for each element that matches your selection.
exports.pageLoaded = function(args) {
  var page = args.object;
  page.runAgainstClasses('clickButton', function(elem) {  

view.classList.add(className, className, ...)

Add a class to the view's class list at the end
someButton.classList.add('hidden');  // ClassList on this button will be "class1 class2 classx hidden"

view.classList.insert(className, className, ...)

Add a class to the view's class list at the front
someButton.classList.insert('hidden'); // ClassList on this button will be "hidden class1 class2 classx"

view.classList.remove(className, className, ...)

Removes a class from the view's class list
someButton.classList.remove('hidden'); // ClassList would then equal "class1 class2 class3"

view.classList.toggle(className[, force])

Toggles a class name if force = true, will force adding the class name only. (And won't remove it, but you won't have a second) if force = false, will force removing the class name only. (And won't add it)


Returns the class name at that location in the class list.


Returns true or false if the class name exists in the class list.
if (someButton.classList.contains('hidden')) {
} else {

  // someButton.classList.toggle('hidden');    would be equivelent to the 5 lines above.

TypeScript Global Augmentation

This module ships a file, dom-global.d.ts, to enable intellisense and benefit from the TypeScript Typings add a reference in your references.d.ts file. Below is the snippet you can paste into the references.d.ts in the root of your app.
You may need to restart your IDE for it to resolve the added typings.
/// <reference path="./node_modules/nativescript-dom/dom-global.d.ts" />

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