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From J Chris Anderson <jch...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Custom view parameters???
Date Wed, 14 Jul 2010 06:12:44 GMT

On Jul 13, 2010, at 10:49 PM, J Chris Anderson wrote:

> 
> On Jul 13, 2010, at 10:45 PM, Steven.Prentice@nextgen.net wrote:
> 
>> Ok, I see, So I guess I need to find out where the design doc is and have 
>> a look at that then?
>> 
> 
> You can do all the queries you describe.
> 
> it is just a matter of translating them to the couchdb view api.
> 

I forgot: here are links about design docs.

http://barkingiguana.com/2009/01/20/adding-a-simple-view-to-couchdb

http://books.couchdb.org/relax/design-documents/design-documents

> These links are good for getting the high level understanding:
> 
> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/View_collation
> 
> http://www.cmlenz.net/archives/2007/10/couchdb-joins
> 
> between that and the view api you should be able to get started.
> 
> if you need more guidance, let us know.
> 
> best,
> Chris
> 
>> also can u limit views by using a field from the 'values' as a parameter. 
>> For example, say i have a value name as part of the view can i say 
>> ?name=Steven 
>> 
>> cheers
>> S
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> From:
>> Robert Newson <robert.newson@gmail.com>
>> To:
>> user@couchdb.apache.org
>> Date:
>> 14/07/2010 03:38 PM
>> Subject:
>> Re: Custom view parameters???
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> I believe the wiki page lists all the standard view parameters and
>> there are no others, and no facility to add custom ones.
>> 
>> However, you can fake some simple things using the _rewrite code. I
>> think it's powerful enough to map your 'fromDate=' to 'startkey=', for
>> example. More complicated transformations would, I think, need
>> client-side Javascript or a server-side patch.
>> 
>> B.
>> 
>> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 1:29 AM,  <Steven.Prentice@nextgen.net> wrote:
>>> Yes, I realise this. perhaps you would like to re-read my question?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> From:
>>> Robert Newson <robert.newson@gmail.com>
>>> To:
>>> user@couchdb.apache.org
>>> Date:
>>> 14/07/2010 03:26 PM
>>> Subject:
>>> Re: Custom view parameters???
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> The full set of view querying options are documented here;
>>> 
>>> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/HTTP_view_API#Querying_Options
>>> 
>>> HTH,
>>> B.
>>> 
>>> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 1:19 AM,  <Steven.Prentice@nextgen.net> wrote:
>>>> HI I am working on a couchDB database that has a view called
>>>> search_with_criteria (pretty self explanatory) anyway this has
>>>> functionality to add view parameters such as ?fromDate and ?toDate...I
>>> am
>>>> just trying to work out thow this all works...are these standard view
>>> API
>>>> parameters? or are you able to make your own 'custom parameters' in
>>>> couchDB? if so Where would you store these??
>>>> 
>>>> oh also I should mention that the key of this view is a date with 
>> format
>>>> YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss
>>>> 
>>>> Cheers
>>>> S
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
> 


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