Module: CouchRest::Mixins::Attributes

Included in:
ExtendedDocument
Defined in:
lib/couchrest/mixins/attributes.rb

Instance Method Summary (collapse)

Instance Method Details

- (Object) prepare_all_attributes(doc = {}, options = {})

Support for handling attributes

This would be better in the properties file, but due to scoping issues this is not yet possible.



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# File 'lib/couchrest/mixins/attributes.rb', line 11

def prepare_all_attributes(doc = {}, options = {})
  apply_all_property_defaults
  if options[:directly_set_attributes]
    directly_set_read_only_attributes(doc)          
  else
    remove_protected_attributes(doc)
  end
  directly_set_attributes(doc) unless doc.nil?
end

- (Object) update_attributes(hash)

Takes a hash as argument, and applies the values by using writer methods for each key. Raises a NoMethodError if the corresponding methods are missing. In case of error, no attributes are changed.



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# File 'lib/couchrest/mixins/attributes.rb', line 35

def update_attributes(hash)
  update_attributes_without_saving hash
  save
end

- (Object) update_attributes_without_saving(hash) Also known as: attributes=

Takes a hash as argument, and applies the values by using writer methods for each key. It doesn't save the document at the end. Raises a NoMethodError if the corresponding methods are missing. In case of error, no attributes are changed.



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# File 'lib/couchrest/mixins/attributes.rb', line 24

def update_attributes_without_saving(hash)
  # Remove any protected and update all the rest. Any attributes
  # which do not have a property will simply be ignored.
  attrs = remove_protected_attributes(hash)
  directly_set_attributes(attrs)
end