How to rewrite widget function with mixins Magento 2

In this post, we will understand how to use Mixins in Magento 2.

What is Mixin?

Mixins are a language concept that allows a programmer to inject some code into a class

A mixin is a class containing methods that can be used by other classes without a need to inherit from it.

Wikipedia

If we want to perform an extra action or extend a Javascript functionality without completely overwriting it, in this case mixin comes in picture. Let’s start with an example

var config = {
    config: {
        mixins: {
            'Magento_Catalog/js/catalog-add-to-cart': {
                'Codedecorator_Learn/js/cd-catalog-add-to-cart-mixin': true
            }
        }
    }
};

After creating above file, we need to create cd-catalog-add-to-cart-mixin.js file where we will extend the functionality of the submitForm function.

define([
], function () {
    'use strict';
    return function (widget) {
        $.widget('mage.catalogAddToCart', widget, {
            /**
             * Handler for the form 'submit' event
             *
             * @param {jQuery} form
             */
            submitForm: function (form) {
                this.ajaxSubmit(form); // original code
                this.doSomethingAfterSubmit(); // add every thing you want
            },
            /**
             * Do something
             */
            doSomethingAfterSubmit: function () {
                // Do stuff
            },
        });
        return $.mage.catalogAddToCart;
    }
});

Try to add product into cart and see your change is coming in or not. If not then try to flush cache or deploy the content.

Happy coding guys 😀

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