@inrupt/solid-client / thing/thing

Module: thing/thing

Type aliases

CreateThingLocalOptions

Ƭ CreateThingLocalOptions: Object

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.


CreateThingOptions

Ƭ CreateThingOptions: CreateThingLocalOptions | CreateThingPersistedOptions

The options you pass to createThing.


CreateThingPersistedOptions

Ƭ CreateThingPersistedOptions: Object

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.

Functions

asUrl

asUrl(thing, baseUrl): 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:325

asUrl<T>(thing): UrlString

Type parameters

Name

Type

T

T: ThingPersisted

Parameters

Name

Type

thing

T & IsNotThingLocal<T>

Returns

UrlString

Defined in

src/thing/thing.ts:326

asUrl(thing, baseUrl): UrlString

Parameters

Name

Type

thing

Thing

baseUrl

UrlString

Returns

UrlString


createThing

createThing(options): 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.

Defined in

src/thing/thing.ts:271

createThing(options?): 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:279

createThing(options?): Thing

Parameters

Name

Type

options?

CreateThingOptions

Returns

Thing


getThing

getThing(solidDataset, thingUrl, options?): ThingPersisted | null

Parameters

Name

Type

solidDataset

SolidDataset

thingUrl

UrlString | Url

options?

GetThingOptions

Returns

ThingPersisted | null

Defined in

src/thing/thing.ts:68

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

Parameters

Name

Type

solidDataset

SolidDataset

thingUrl

LocalNodeIri

options?

GetThingOptions

Returns

ThingLocal | null

Defined in

src/thing/thing.ts:73

getThing(solidDataset, thingUrl, options?): Thing | null

Parameters

Name

Type

solidDataset

SolidDataset

thingUrl

UrlString | Url | LocalNodeIri

options?

GetThingOptions

Returns

Thing | null


getThingAll

getThingAll(solidDataset, options?): Thing[]

Get all Things about which a SolidDataset contains Quads.

Parameters

Name

Type

Description

solidDataset

SolidDataset

The SolidDataset to extract the Things from.

options

GetThingOptions

Not yet implemented.

Returns

Thing[]


isThing

isThing<X>(input): input is Readonly<object>

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 Readonly<object>

Whether input is a Thing.


isThingLocal

isThingLocal(thing): thing is ThingLocal

since 1.7.0

Parameters

Name

Type

Description

thing

ThingPersisted | ThingLocal

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

Returns

thing is ThingLocal

true if thing has no known URL yet.


removeThing

removeThing<Dataset>(solidDataset, thing): Dataset & WithChangeLog

Remove a Thing from a SolidDataset.

Type parameters

Name

Type

Dataset

Dataset: Readonly<Object>

Parameters

Name

Type

Description

solidDataset

Dataset

The SolidDataset to remove a Thing from.

thing

UrlString | Url | Thing

The Thing to remove from solidDataset.

Returns

Dataset & WithChangeLog

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


setThing

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

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

Type parameters

Name

Type

Dataset

Dataset: Readonly<Object>

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.


thingAsMarkdown

thingAsMarkdown(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