The Util Directory
The util directory in ScandiPWA contains various utility functions that don't belong in the other categories
Some Util directories, such as Address, Cart, Currency, Menu, Price, Product, facilitate working with certain kinds of data. Others define commonly-needed functionality:
util directory
Purpose
Auth
Responsible for user authentication
BrowserDatabase
Convenience methods for accessing the browser's local storage with a simpler API
CSS
CSS manipulation. E.g. an utility for setting a CSS variable. This is useful if you want to be able to dynamically edit theme colors from the admin panel.
Extensions
Implements a part of the plugin mechanism
FormPortalCollector
Works with form data
History
Exports a history object using the history library.
Media
Utility for working with media URLs
Mobile
Function that helps determine the browser device, and wether it is a mobile device.
Polyfill
Defines polyfills. Currently includes the smoothscroll polyfill
Promise
Implements a cancelable promise
Query
Defines tools to work with GraphQL queries
Request
Defines tools to work with Requests
Url
Tools to work with URLs and parse them.
Finally, there is the Braintree directory, which can handle interaction with the Braintree payment method.
When overriding the theme or creating plugins, you are allowed to override Util files to add functionality, or to create your own Util files.
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