Class: AbstractNode

Gitana. AbstractNode

Abstract base class for Gitana Node implementations.


new AbstractNode(branch [, object])

Parameters:
Name Type Argument Description
branch Gitana.Branch
object Object <optional>
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Extends

Members


getPreviewUri

Generates a URI to a preview resource.

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listAttachments

Lists the attachments of this node.

If local is set to true, the attachments are drawn from precached values on the node.

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unattach

Deletes an attachment.

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Methods


__copyState()

Override the Chain.__copyState method so that it utilizes a base method that we can override
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addFeature(featureId [, Object])

Adds a feature to this node.

Parameters:
Name Type Argument Description
featureId String

the id of the feature

Object <optional>

featureConfig the JSON object configuration for the feature

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attach(attachmentId, contentType, data, filename)

Creates an attachment.

When using this method from within the JS driver, it really only works for text-based content such
as JSON or text.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
attachmentId

(use null or false for default attachment)

contentType
data
filename
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attachment(attachmentId)

Picks off a single attachment

Parameters:
Name Type Description
attachmentId

(null for default)

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attachmentDownloadUri()

Non-chained method for getting a download URI for this node's attachment.

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chainCopyState(otherObject)

Override to include:

qname type
features stats
__is_association

Parameters:
Name Type Description
otherObject
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chainCreate(chainable, object, uri, params)

Creates an object on the server (write + read).
Proceeds with the chain as bound to the chainable.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
chainable
object
uri
params
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chainCreateEx(chainable, object, createUri, readUri)

Creates an object on the server using one URL and then reads it back using another URL.
This exists because the security responses don't include _doc fields like other responses.

Proceeds with the chain as bound to the chainable.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
chainable
object
createUri
readUri
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chainDelete(chainable, uri, params)

Executes an HTTP delete for this object and continues the chain with the chainable.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
chainable
uri
params
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chainGet(chainable, uri, params)

Performs a GET from the server and populates the chainable.
Proceeds with the chain as bound to the chainable.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
chainable
uri
params
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chainGetResponse(chainable, uri, params)

Performs a GET to the server and pushes the response into the chain.
Proceeds with the chain as bound to the chainable.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
chainable
uri
params
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chainGetResponseRows(chainable, uri, params)

Performs a GET to the server and pushes the "rows" response attribute into the chain.
Proceeds with the chain as bound to the chainable.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
chainable
uri
params
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chainGetResponseText(chainable, uri, params)

Performs a GET to the server and pushes the text response to the callback.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
chainable
uri
params
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chainHasResponseRow(chainable, uri, value)

Performs a GET to the server and checks whether the "rows" array attribute of the response
has the given value.

Proceeds with the chain as bound to the chainable.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
chainable
uri
value
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chainPatch(chainable, uri, params, payload)

Performs a PATCH to the server and populates the chainable with results.
Proceeds with the chain as bound to the chainable.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
chainable
uri
params
payload
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chainPost(chainable, uri, params, payload)

Performs a POST to the server and populates the chainable with results.
Proceeds with the chain as bound to the chainable.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
chainable
uri
params
payload
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chainPostEmpty(chainable, uri, params, payload, contentType)

Performs a POST to the server. The response is not handled.
Proceeds with the chain as bound to the chainable.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
chainable
uri
params
payload

(optional)

contentType

(optional) - example "text/plain"

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chainPostResponse(chainable, uri, params)

Performs a POST to the server and pushes the response into the chain.
Proceeds with the chain as bound to the chainable.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
chainable
uri
params
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chainReload(uri, params)

Reloads this object from the server and then passes control to the chainable.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
uri
params
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chainUpdate(chainable, uri, params)

Executes an update (write + read) of this object and then passes control to the chainable.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
chainable
uri
params
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chainUpload(chainable, uri, params, contentType, payload)

Performs a POST to the server. The response is not handled.
Proceeds with the chain as bound to the chainable.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
chainable
uri
params
contentType

(optional) - example "text/plain"

payload

(optional)

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changeQName(typeQName)

Sets the QName of this node.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
typeQName String

the qname of the type to change to

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changeTypeQName(typeQName)

Changes the type QName for this node.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
typeQName String

the qname of the type to change to

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checkAuthority(principal, authorityId, callback)

Checks whether the given principal has a granted authority for this object.
This passes the result (true/false) to the chaining function.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
principal Gitana.DomainPrincipal | String

the principal or the principal id

authorityId String

the id of the authority

callback
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checkPermission(principal, permissionId, callback)

Checks whether the given principal has a permission against this object.
This passes the result (true/false) to the chaining function.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
principal Gitana.DomainPrincipal | String

the principal or the principal id

permissionId String

the id of the permission

callback
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clone()

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copy(target, asynchronous, config)

Copies this object into the target.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
target
asynchronous
config
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del()

Delete

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exportArchive(settings)

Exports an archive.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
settings Object
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extractPrincipalDomainQualifiedId(principal)

Helper to gets the principal id for a principal object, json structure or principal id itself.
This returns something like "domainId/principalId"

Parameters:
Name Type Description
principal
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extractPrincipalIdentifiers(principal, defaultDomainId)

Helper to gets the principal id for a principal object, json structure or principal id itself.
This returns something like "domainId/principalId"

Parameters:
Name Type Description
principal

principal object or string (principal id or domain qualified principal id)

defaultDomainId
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get(key)

Get a json property

Parameters:
Name Type Description
key
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getBranch()

Gets the Gitana Branch object.

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Returns:

The Gitana Branch object

Type
Gitana.Branch

getBranchId()

Gets the Gitana Branch id.

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Returns:

The Gitana Branch id

Type
String

getDescription()

The description for the object.

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Returns:

the description

Type
String

getFeature(featureId [, Function])

Gets the configuration for a given feature.

Parameters:
Name Type Argument Description
featureId String

the id of the feature

Function <optional>

callback optional callback

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Returns:

the JSON object configuration for the feature

Type
Object

getFeatureIds( [Function])

Hands back a list of the feature ids that this node has.

Parameters:
Name Type Argument Description
Function <optional>

callback optional callback

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Returns:

An array of strings that are the ids of the features.

Type
Array

getId()

Hands back the ID ("_doc") of this object.

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Returns:

id

Type
String

getProxiedUri()

Hands back the URI of this object as referenced by the browser.

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getQName()

Gets the QName for this node.

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Returns:

the qname of this node.

Type
String

getRepository()

Gets the Gitana Repository object.

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Returns:

The Gitana Repository object

Type
Gitana.Repository

getRepositoryId()

Gets the Gitana Repository id.

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Returns:

The Gitana Repository id

Type
String

getSystemMetadata()

Hands back the system metadata for this object.

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Returns:

system metadata

Type
Gitana.SystemMetadata

getTitle()

The title for the object.

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Returns:

the title

Type
String

<abstract> getType()

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getTypeQName()

Gets the type QName for this node.

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Returns:

the type qname of this node.

Type
String

getUri()

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grantAuthority(principal, authorityId)

Grants an authority to a principal against this object.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
principal Gitana.DomainPrincipal | String

the principal or the principal id

authorityId String

the id of the authority

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handleResponse(response)

Parameters:
Name Type Description
response
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handleSystemProperties()

Gets called after the response is handled and allows the object to pull out special values from
the "object" field so that they don't sit on the JSON object

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hasFeature(featureId [, Function])

Indicates whether this node has the given feature.

Parameters:
Name Type Argument Description
featureId String

the id of the feature

Function <optional>

callback optional callback to receive result (for chaining)

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Returns:

whether this node has this feature

Type
Boolean

importArchive(settings [, Function])

Imports an archive.

Parameters:
Name Type Argument Description
settings Object
Function <optional>

reportFn

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isAssociation()

Indicates whether the current object is an association.

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Returns:

whether this node is an association

Type
Boolean

isContainer()

Indicates whether this node has the "f:container" feature

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Returns:

whether this node has the "f:container" feature

Type
Boolean

json()

Hands back a cleanup, properties-only JSON simple object.

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listAuthorities(principal, callback)

Retrieve list of authorities and pass into chaining method.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
principal Gitana.DomainPrincipal | String

the principal or the principal id

callback
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loadACL(callback)

Retrieve full ACL and pass into chaining method.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
callback
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loadAuthorityGrants(callback)

Loads the authority grants for a given set of principals.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
callback
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loadFrom(anotherObject)

Helper method that loads this object from another object of the same type.

For example, loading a node from another loaded node.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
anotherObject
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ref()

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Returns:

a string denoting a reference to this object.

Type
String

reload()

Reload

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removeFeature(featureId)

Removes a feature from this node.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
featureId String

the id of the feature

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replacePropertiesWith(object)

Replaces all of the properties of this object with those of the given object.
This method should be used to update the state of this object.

Any functions from the incoming object will not be copied.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
object Object

object containing the properties

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revokeAllAuthorities(principal)

Revokes all authorities for a principal against the server.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
principal Gitana.Principal | String

the principal or the principal id

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revokeAuthority(principal, authorityId)

Revokes an authority from a principal against this object.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
principal Gitana.DomainPrincipal | String

the principal or the principal id

authorityId String

the id of the authority

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set(key, value)

Set a json property

Parameters:
Name Type Description
key
value
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stats()

Hands back the stats.

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stringify(pretty)

Helper function to convert the object portion to JSON

Parameters:
Name Type Description
pretty
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touch()

Touches the node. This allows the node to reindex and regenerate any renditions it may
have associated with it.

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update()

Update

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