mongodb-expressions

MongoDB expressions for fire.js

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mongodb-expressions

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The official MongoDB expressions for fire.js


@Mongo.Insert

Inserts a document in a MongoDB collection given in the hint. Returns the same document with the generated _id.

Example

This example inserts a contact document into the contacts collection:

{
    "@Mongo.Insert(contacts)": {
        email: "johan@firebase.co"
        firstName: "Johan",
        lastName: "Hernandez"
    }
}

Possible errors and solutions

Mongo.Insert requires a hint with the name of the collection

When you call Mongo.Insert you need to provide the name of the collection you want to insert to.

Mongo.Insert can only insert one document at the time

The input is an array, you can't insert arrays. It must be an object.

Mongo.Insert can not insert null documents

The input is null. You can't insert null into a collection.

Mongo.Insert can only insert object documents

The input is anything but an object. Numbers, Functions, Strings can not be inserted directly into a collection.

@Mongo.Find

Retrieve documents from a collection given in the hint. Returns an array of matched documents by the criteria. If the input is null or @undefined or you don't provide a condition it will retrieve all the documents in the collection.

Mongo.Find accepts an input with the following attributes:

{
    "conditions": <object, optional>,
    "fields": <array, optional>,
    "sort": <object, optional>,
    "limit": <Number, optional>,
    "skip": <Number, optional>
}

Input Attributes

conditions

An object with all the conditions to be used as criteria. More info about MongoDB Queries.

fields

An array with all the fields names to include in the results. It supports dot notation so you can specify the embedded documents fields too.

sort

An object with all the sorting options. More info here and here

limit

It specifies a maximum number of results to return. More info.

skip

It specifies at which object the database should begin returning results More info

Possible errors and solutions

Mongo.Find requires a hint with the name of the collection

When you call Mongo.Find you need to provide the name of the collection you want to query from.

Mongo.Find can not currently work with including and excluding fields

When you call Mongo.Find you can't use includingFields and excludingFields options at the same time, you can either use one of them or none of them.

Mongo.Find input must be an object

Mongo.Find fields must be an array, @undefined or null

Mongo.Find conditions must be an object, @undefined or null

Mongo.Find sort must be an object, @undefined or null

Mongo.Find options must be an object, @undefined or null

@Mongo.FindOne

Retrieve a single document from a collection given in the hint matched by criteria. If no document can be matched with by the criteria it will return null. If the input is null or @undefined or you don't provide a condition it will retrieve the first document in the collection.

Mongo.FindOne accepts an input with the following attributes:

{
    "conditions": <object, optional>,
    "fields": <array, optional>,
    "sort": <object, optional>,
    "skip": <Number, optional>
}

Input Attributes

conditions

An object with all the conditions to be used as criteria. More info about MongoDB Queries.

fields

An array with all the fields names to include in the results. It supports dot notation so you can specify the embedded documents fields too.

sort

An object with all the sorting options. More info here and here

skip

It specifies at which object the database should begin returning results More info

Possible errors and solutions

Same errors and solutions than @Mongo.Find

@Mongo.Update

Updates documents from a collection given in the hint. Returns the count of affected rows. All updates are strict and will return either an error if they fail or the count of update rows if succeeded.

Mongo.Update accepts an input with the following attributes:

{
    "conditions": <object>,
    "changes": <object>,
    "options": <object, optional>,
}

Input Attributes

conditions

An object with all the conditions to be used as criteria. More info about MongoDB Queries.

changes

An object with all the changes to perform. More info about MongoDB udpates

options

It specifies the options to use when updating. The more common options are multi and upsert.

multi

When set to true all matching documents are updated, not just the first.

upsert

When set to true Atomically inserts the document if no documents matched.

Possible errors and solutions

Mongo.Update requires a hint with the name of the collection

When you call Mongo.Update you need to provide the name of the collection you want to update.

Mongo.Update input must be an object

Mongo.Update changes must be an object

Mongo.Update options must be an object, @undefined or null

@Mongo.Remove

Remove documents from a collection given in the hint. Returns the count of affected rows. All updates are strict and will return either an error if they fail or the count of removed rows if succeeded.

Mongo.Remove accepts an input with a single attribute:

{
    "conditions": <object>
}

Input Attributes

conditions

An object with all the conditions to be used as criteria when removing the documents. More info about MongoDB Queries.

Possible errors and solutions

Mongo.Remove requires a hint with the name of the collection

When you call Mongo.Remove you need to provide the name of the collection you want to remove documents from.

Mongo.Remove input must be an object

Mongo.Remove conditions must be an object

@Mongo.DropDatabase

Drops the current database.

Testing Goodies

mongodb-expressions will automatically execute @Mongo.DropDatabase when the runtime is loaded in NODE_ENV test.

Cloning the Repository

git clone https://github.com/firebaseco/mongodb-expressions.git

Tests

make

Contributors

  • Johan (author). Email: johan@firebase.co

License

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