@inrupt/solid-client / thing/thing

Module: thing/thing

Type aliases

CreateThingLocalOptions

Ƭ CreateThingLocalOptions: { name?: string }

Pass these options to createThing to initialise a new Thing whose URL will be determined when it is saved.

Type declaration:

Name

Type

Description

name?

string

The name that should be used for this Thing when constructing its URL. If not provided, a random one will be generated.

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:243


CreateThingOptions

Ƭ CreateThingOptions: CreateThingLocalOptions | CreateThingPersistedOptions

The options you pass to createThing.

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:262


CreateThingPersistedOptions

Ƭ CreateThingPersistedOptions: { url: UrlString }

Pass these options to createThing to initialise a new Thing whose URL is already known.

Type declaration:

Name

Type

Description

url

UrlString

The URL of the newly created Thing.

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:252

Functions

asUrl

asUrl(thing: ThingLocal, baseUrl: UrlString): UrlString

Get the URL to a given Thing.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

thing

ThingLocal

The Thing you want to obtain the URL from.

baseUrl

UrlString

If thing is not persisted yet, the base URL that should be used to construct this Thing’s URL.

Returns: UrlString

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:318

asUrl(thing: ThingPersisted): UrlString

Parameters:

Name

Type

thing

ThingPersisted

Returns: UrlString

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:319

asUrl(thing: Thing, baseUrl: UrlString): UrlString

Parameters:

Name

Type

thing

Thing

baseUrl

UrlString

Returns: UrlString

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:320


createThing

createThing(options: CreateThingPersistedOptions): ThingPersisted

Initialise a new Thing in memory with a given URL.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

options

CreateThingPersistedOptions

See CreateThingPersistedOptions for how to specify the new Thing’s URL.

Returns: ThingPersisted

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:270

createThing(options?: CreateThingLocalOptions): ThingLocal

Initialise a new Thing in memory.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

options?

CreateThingLocalOptions

Optional parameters that affect the final URL of this Thing when saved.

Returns: ThingLocal

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:278

createThing(options?: CreateThingOptions): Thing

Parameters:

Name

Type

options?

CreateThingOptions

Returns: Thing

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:279


getThing

getThing(solidDataset: SolidDataset, thingUrl: UrlString | Url, options?: GetThingOptions): ThingPersisted | null

Parameters:

Name

Type

solidDataset

SolidDataset

thingUrl

UrlString | Url

options?

GetThingOptions

Returns: ThingPersisted | null

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:64

getThing(solidDataset: SolidDataset, thingUrl: LocalNode, options?: GetThingOptions): ThingLocal | null

Parameters:

Name

Type

solidDataset

SolidDataset

thingUrl

LocalNode

options?

GetThingOptions

Returns: ThingLocal | null

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:69

getThing(solidDataset: SolidDataset, thingUrl: UrlString | Url | LocalNode, options?: GetThingOptions): Thing | null

Parameters:

Name

Type

solidDataset

SolidDataset

thingUrl

UrlString | Url | LocalNode

options?

GetThingOptions

Returns: Thing | null

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:74


getThingAll

getThingAll(solidDataset: SolidDataset, options?: GetThingOptions): Thing[]

Get all Things about which a SolidDataset contains Quads.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Default value

Description

solidDataset

SolidDataset

-

The SolidDataset to extract the Things from.

options

GetThingOptions

Not yet implemented.

Returns: Thing[]

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:125


isThing

isThing<X>(input: X | Thing): input is Thing

since 0.2.0

Type parameters:

Name

X

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

input

X | Thing

An value that might be a Thing.

Returns: input is Thing

Whether input is a Thing.

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:304


isThingLocal

isThingLocal(thing: ThingPersisted | ThingLocal): thing is ThingLocal

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

thing

ThingPersisted | ThingLocal

The Thing of which a URL might or might not be known.

Returns: thing is ThingLocal

Whether thing has no known URL yet.

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:375


removeThing

removeThing<Dataset>(solidDataset: Dataset, thing: UrlString | Url | LocalNode | Thing): Dataset & WithChangeLog

Remove a Thing from a SolidDataset.

Type parameters:

Name

Type

Dataset

DatasetCore<Quad, Quad, Dataset>

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

solidDataset

Dataset

The SolidDataset to remove a Thing from.

thing

UrlString | Url | LocalNode | Thing

The Thing to remove from solidDataset.

Returns: Dataset & WithChangeLog

A new SolidDataset equal to the input SolidDataset, excluding the given Thing.

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:197


setThing

setThing<Dataset>(solidDataset: Dataset, thing: Thing): Dataset & WithChangeLog

Insert a Thing into a SolidDataset, replacing previous instances of that Thing.

Type parameters:

Name

Type

Dataset

DatasetCore<Quad, Quad, Dataset>

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

solidDataset

Dataset

The SolidDataset to insert a Thing into.

thing

Thing

The Thing to insert into the given SolidDataset.

Returns: Dataset & WithChangeLog

A new SolidDataset equal to the given SolidDataset, but with the given Thing.

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:166


thingAsMarkdown

thingAsMarkdown(thing: Thing): string

Gets a human-readable representation of the given Thing to aid debugging.

Note that changes to the exact format of the return value are not considered a breaking change; it is intended to aid in debugging, not as a serialisation method that can be reliably parsed.

since 0.3.0

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

thing

Thing

The Thing to get a human-readable representation of.

Returns: string

Defined in: src/thing/thing.ts:345