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DSFirebaseAdapter

firebase adapter for js-data

Quick Start

npm install --save js-data js-data-firebase or bower install --save js-data js-data-firebase.

Load firebase.js.

Load js-data-firebase.js after js-data.js.

var adapter = new DSFirebaseAdapter({
  basePath: 'https://my-app.firebase.io'
});
var store = new JSData.DS();
store.registerAdapter('firebase', adapter, { default: true });
// "store" will now use the firebase adapter for all async operations

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API

new DSFirebaseAdapter(options)

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Want more examples or have a question? Post on the Slack channel or the mailing list then we'll get your question answered and probably update this wiki.

Default Settings

When you create a new instance of DSFirebaseAdapter it will come with some defaults. Here they are:

basePath

Type: string

Base path. You should set this to your firebase url.

Default: ""

create(resourceConfig, attrs[, options])

Creates a new item in Firebase.

Returns a promise.

Argument
Type
Description

resourceConfig

object

The Resource definition created by DS#defineResource.

attrs

object

The attributes from which to create the item.

options

object

Optional configuration.

options.basePath

string

Override the basePath.

options.endpoint

string

Override the endpoint.

Examples
var adapter = new DSFirebaseAdapter({
  basePath: 'https://my-firebase.firebaseio.com'
});
var store = new JSData.DS();
store.registerAdapter('firebase', adapter, { default: true });

var Document = store.defineResource('document');

// bypass the data store
adapter.create(Document, { author: 'John' }).then(function (document) {
  document; // { id: 5, author: 'John' }
  
  // The new document has NOT been injected into the data store because we bypassed the data store
  Document.get(document.id); // undefined
});

// Normally you would just go through the data store
Document.create({ author: 'John' }).then(function (document) {
  document; // { id: 5, author: 'John' }
  
  // the new document has been injected into the data store
  Document.get(document.id); // { id: 5, author: 'John' }
});

destroy(resourceConfig, id[, options])

Delete an item from Firebase.

Returns a promise.

Argument
Type
Description

resourceConfig

object

The resource definition created by DS#defineResource.

id

string or number

The primary key of the item to destroy.

options

object

Optional configuration.

options.basePath

string

Override the basePath.

options.endpoint

string

Override the endpoint.

Examples
var adapter = new DSFirebaseAdapter({
  basePath: 'https://my-firebase.firebaseio.com'
});
var store = new JSData.DS();
store.registerAdapter('firebase', adapter, { default: true });

var Document = store.defineResource('document');

Document.inject({ id: 5, author: 'John' });

// bypass the data store
adapter.destroy(Document, 5).then(function () {
  // the document is still in the data store because we bypassed the data store
  Document.get(document.id); // { id: 5, author: 'John' }
});

// Normally you would just go through the data store
Document.destroy(5).then(function () {
  // the document has been ejected from the data store
  Document.get(document.id); // undefined
});

destroyAll(resourceConfig, params[, options])

Delete a collection of items from Firebase.

Returns a promise.

Argument
Type
Description

resourceConfig

object

The resource definition created by DS#defineResource.

params

object

Query parameters for selecting the items to destroy. See Query Syntax. Default: {}.

options

object

Optional configuration.

options.basePath

string

Override the basePath.

options.endpoint

string

Override the endpoint.

Examples
var adapter = new DSFirebaseAdapter({
  basePath: 'https://my-firebase.firebaseio.com'
});
var store = new JSData.DS();
store.registerAdapter('firebase', adapter, { default: true });

var Document = store.defineResource('document');

var params = {
  author: 'John'
};

// bypass the data store
adapter.destroyAll(Document, params).then(function () {
  // the documents have NOT been ejected from the data store because we bypassed the data store
  Document.filter(params); // [{...}, {...}, ...]
});

// normally you would go through the data store
Document.findAll(params).then(function () {
  // the documents have been ejected from the data store
  Document.filter(params); // []
});

find(resourceConfig, id[, options])

Get an item from Firebase.

Returns a promise.

Argument
Type
Description

resourceConfig

object

The resource definition created by DS#defineResource.

id

string or number

The primary key of the item to retrieve.

options

object

Optional configuration.

options.basePath

string

Override the basePath.

options.endpoint

string

Override the endpoint.

options.with

array of strings

Array of relation names or relation field names to eager load with the retrieved item. Supports nested relations, e.g. adapter.find(Post, 1, { with: ['user.organization'] })

Examples
var adapter = new DSFirebaseAdapter({
  basePath: 'https://my-firebase.firebaseio.com'
});
var store = new JSData.DS();
store.registerAdapter('firebase', adapter, { default: true });

var Document = store.defineResource({
  name: 'document',
  relations: {
    belongsTo: {
      user: {
        localKey: 'userId',
        localField: 'user'
      }
    }
  }
});
var User = store.defineResource({
  name: 'user',
  relations: {
    hasMany: {
      document: {
        foreignKey: 'userId',
        localField: 'documents'
      }
    },
    belongsTo: {
      organization: {
        localKey: 'organizationId',
        localField: 'organization'
      }
    }
  }
});
var Organization = store.defineResource({
  name: 'organization',
  relations: {
    hasMany: {
      user: {
        foreignKey: 'organizationId',
        localField: 'users'
      }
    }
  }
});

// bypass the data store
adapter.find(Document, 5, { with: ['user'] }).then(function (document) {
  document; // { id: 5, content: 'foo', userId: 1, user: {...} }
  document.user; // { id: 1, name: 'John Anderson' }
});

// Normally you would just go through the data store
Document.find(5, { with: ['user', 'user.organization'] }).then(function (document) {
  document; // { id: 5, content: 'foo', userId: 1, user: {...} }
  document.user; // { id: 1, name: 'John Anderson', organizationId: 10 }
  document.user.organization; // { id: 10, name: 'Company' }
});

findAll(resourceConfig, params[, options])

Get a collection of items from Firebase.

Returns a promise.

Argument
Type
Description

resourceConfig

object

The resource definition created by DS#defineResource.

params

object

Query parameters for selecting the items to retrieve. See Query Syntax. Default: {}.

options

object

Optional configuration.

options.basePath

string

Override the basePath.

options.endpoint

string

Override the endpoint.

options.with

array of strings

Array of relation names or relation field names to eager load with the retrieved items. Supports nested relations, e.g. adapter.findAll(Post, null, { with: ['user.organization'] })

Examples
var adapter = new DSFirebaseAdapter({
  basePath: 'https://my-firebase.firebaseio.com'
});
var store = new JSData.DS();
store.registerAdapter('firebase', adapter, { default: true });

var Document = store.defineResource({
  name: 'document',
  relations: {
    belongsTo: {
      user: {
        localKey: 'userId',
        localField: 'user'
      }
    }
  }
});
var User = store.defineResource({
  name: 'user',
  relations: {
    hasMany: {
      document: {
        foreignKey: 'userId',
        localField: 'documents'
      }
    },
    belongsTo: {
      organization: {
        localKey: 'organizationId',
        localField: 'organization'
      }
    }
  }
});
var Organization = store.defineResource({
  name: 'organization',
  relations: {
    hasMany: {
      user: {
        foreignKey: 'organizationId',
        localField: 'users'
      }
    }
  }
});

var params = {
  size: {
    '>': 15000000
  }
};

// bypass the data store
adapter.findAll(Document, params).then(function (documents) {
  documents[0].size; 15063940
});

// normally you would go through the data store
Document.findAll(params).then(function (documents) {
  documents[0].size; 94839687
});

adapter.findAll(Document, params, { with: ['user', 'user.organization'] }).then(function (documents) {
  documents[0].size;
  documents[0].user; // {...}
  documents[0].user.organization; // {...}
});

update(resourceConfig, id, attrs[, options])

Update an item in Firebase.

Returns a promise.

Argument
Type
Description

resourceConfig

object

The resource definition created by DS#defineResource.

id

string or number

The primary key of the item to retrieve.

attrs

object

The attributes with which to update the item.

options

object

Optional configuration.

options.basePath

string

Override the basePath.

options.endpoint

string

Override the endpoint.

Examples
var adapter = new DSFirebaseAdapter({
  basePath: 'https://my-firebase.firebaseio.com'
});
var store = new JSData.DS();
store.registerAdapter('firebase', adapter, { default: true });

var Document = store.defineResource('document');

Document.inject({ id: 5, author: 'John' });

// bypass the data store
adapter.update(Document, 5, { author: 'Johnny' }).then(function (document) {
  document; // { id: 5, author: 'Johnny' }
  
  // The updated document has NOT been injected into the data store because we bypassed the data store
  Document.get(document.id); // { id: 5, author: 'John' }
});

// Normally you would just go through the data store
Document.update(5, { author: 'Johnny' }).then(function (document) {
  document; // { id: 5, author: 'Johnny' }
  
  // the updated document has been injected into the data store
  Document.get(document.id); // { id: 5, author: 'Johnny' }
});

updateAll(resourceConfig, attrs, params[, options])

Update a collection of items in Firebase.

Returns a promise.

Argument
Type
Description

resourceConfig

object

The resource definition created by DS#defineResource.

attrs

object

The attributes with which to update the items.

params

object

Query parameters for selecting the items to update. See Query Syntax. Default: {}.

options

object

Optional configuration.

options.basePath

string

Override the basePath.

options.endpoint

string

Override the endpoint.

Examples
var adapter = new DSLocalStorageAdapter({
  basePath: 'https://my-firebase.firebaseio.com'
});
var store = new JSData.DS();
store.registerAdapter('firebase', adapter, { default: true });

var Document = store.defineResource('document');

Document.inject({ id: 5, author: 'John' });
Document.inject({ id: 6, author: 'John' });

// bypass the data store
adapter.updateAll(Document, { author: 'Johnny' }, { author: 'John' }).then(function (documents) {
  documents[0]; // { id: 5, author: 'Johnny' }
  
  // The updated documents have NOT been injected into the data store because we bypassed the data store
  Document.filter({ author: 'John' }); // [{...}, {...}]
  Document.filter({ author: 'Johnny' }); // []
});

// Normally you would just go through the data store
Document.updateAll({ author: 'Johnny' }, { author: 'John' }).then(function (documents) {
  documents[0]; // { id: 5, author: 'Johnny' }
  
  // the updated documents have been injected into the data store
  Document.filter({ author: 'John' }); // []
  Document.filter({ author: 'Johnny' }); // [{...}, {...}]
});

License

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2014-2015 Jason Dobry

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DSFirebaseAdapter

firebase adapter for js-data