Side Effect

At this stage in Ogre's development, most side effect steps immediately return various data structures about the query.


Takes in a key function and processing function. Returns all of the processed objects grouped by the value of the key function.

(q/query (g/get-vertices)
         (q/get-grouped-by! (q/prop :lang)
;;{nil [#<TinkerVertex v[2]> #<TinkerVertex v[1]> 
;;      #<TinkerVertex v[6]> #<TinkerVertex v[4]>], 
;;"java" [#<TinkerVertex v[3]> #<TinkerVertex v[5]>]}

(q/query (g/get-vertices)
         (q/get-grouped-by! (q/prop :lang)
                            (q/prop :name)))
;;{nil ["vadas" "marko" "peter" "josh"], "java" ["lop" "ripple"]}

(q/query (g/get-vertices)
         (q/get-grouped-by! (q/prop :lang)
                            #(q/query % q/out q/into-vec!)))
;;{nil [[] 
;;      [#<TinkerVertex v[2]> #<TinkerVertex v[4]> #<TinkerVertex v[3]>]
;;      [#<TinkerVertex v[3]>] 
;;      [#<TinkerVertex v[5]> #<TinkerVertex v[3]>]], 
;;      "java" [[] []]}


Takes in a key function, and optionally, a counting function. Returns the count of the objects grouped by the key function.

(q/query (g/get-vertices)
         (q/get-group-count! (q/prop :lang)))
;;{nil 4, "java" 2}
(q/query (g/get-vertices)
         (q/get-group-count! (q/prop :lang)
                             (fn [a b] (+ b (count (.getProperty a "name"))))))
;;{nil 19, "java" 9}


Returns a list of maps that correspond to the values of the named steps. Optional arguments are a list of functions that are applied round robin style.

(q/query (g/get-vertices)
         (q/property :name)
         (q/as "name")
         (q/back 1)
         (q/property :age)
         (q/as "age")
;;({:name "lop", :age nil} {:name "vadas", :age 27} 
;; {:name "marko", :age 29} {:name "peter", :age 35} 
;; {:name "ripple", :age nil} {:name "josh", :age 32})         

(q/query (g/get-vertices)
         (q/property :name)
         (q/as "name")
         (q/back 1)
         (q/property :age)
         (q/as "age")
         (q/get-table! count #(or % 18)))
;;({:name 3, :age 18} {:name 5, :age 27} 
;; {:name 5, :age 29} {:name 5, :age 35} 
;; {:name 6, :age 18} {:name 4, :age 32})


Returns a tree of the objects encountered taken while executing the query. Key functions can be supplied as well.

(q/query (g/find-by-id 1)
         (q/get-tree! (q/prop :name)))
{:value "marko", 
 :children [{:value "josh", 
             :children [{:value "lop"} 
                        {:value "ripple"}]}]}         


Execute some side-effect.

(let [lst (atom [])
      elem (g/find-by-id 1)
      names (q/query elem
                  (q/side-effect (partial swap! lst conj))
                  (q/property :name)
      [@lst names])
;;[[#<TinkerVertex v[2]> #<TinkerVertex v[4]> #<TinkerVertex v[3]>] 
;; ["vadas" "josh" "lop"]]      


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