10.5.5. /db/_design/design-doc/_show/show-name

GET /{db}/_design/{ddoc}/_show/{func}
POST /{db}/_design/{ddoc}/_show/{func}

Applies show function for null document.

The request and response parameters are depended upon function implementation.

Parameters:
  • db – Database name
  • ddoc – Design document name
  • func – Show function name
Response Headers:
 
  • ETag – Response signature
Query Parameters:
 
  • format (string) – Format of the returned response. Used by provides() function
Status Codes:

Function:

function(doc, req) {
    if (!doc) {
        return {body: "no doc"}
    } else {
        return {body: doc.description}
    }
}

Request:

GET /recipes/_design/recipe/_show/description HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Host: localhost:5984

Response:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Length: 6
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:34:07 GMT
Etag: "7Z2TO7FPEMZ0F4GH0RJCRIOAU"
Server: CouchDB (Erlang/OTP)
Vary: Accept

no doc

10.5.6. /db/_design/design-doc/_show/show-name/doc-id

GET /{db}/_design/{ddoc}/_show/{func}/{docid}
POST /{db}/_design/{ddoc}/_show/{func}/{docid}

Applies show function for the specified document.

The request and response parameters are depended upon function implementation.

Parameters:
  • db – Database name
  • ddoc – Design document name
  • func – Show function name
  • docid – Document ID
Response Headers:
 
  • ETag – Response signature
Query Parameters:
 
  • format (string) – Format of the returned response. Used by provides() function
Status Codes:

Function:

function(doc, req) {
    if (!doc) {
        return {body: "no doc"}
    } else {
        return {body: doc.description}
    }
}

Request:

GET /recipes/_design/recipe/_show/description/SpaghettiWithMeatballs HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Host: localhost:5984

Response:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Length: 88
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:38:08 GMT
Etag: "8IEBO8103EI98HDZL5Z4I1T0C"
Server: CouchDB (Erlang/OTP)
Vary: Accept

An Italian-American dish that usually consists of spaghetti, tomato sauce and meatballs.

10.5.7. /db/_design/design-doc/_list/list-name/view-name

GET /{db}/_design/{ddoc}/_list/{func}/{view}
POST /{db}/_design/{ddoc}/_list/{func}/{view}

Applies list function for the view function from the same design document.

The request and response parameters are depended upon function implementation.

Parameters:
  • db – Database name
  • ddoc – Design document name
  • func – List function name
  • view – View function name
Response Headers:
 
Query Parameters:
 
  • format (string) – Format of the returned response. Used by provides() function
Status Codes:

Function:

function(head, req) {
    var row = getRow();
    if (!row){
        return 'no ingredients'
    }
    send(row.key);
    while(row=getRow()){
        send(', ' + row.key);
    }
}

Request:

GET /recipes/_design/recipe/_list/ingredients/by_name HTTP/1.1
Accept: text/plain
Host: localhost:5984

Response:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:49:15 GMT
Etag: "D52L2M1TKQYDD1Y8MEYJR8C84"
Server: CouchDB (Erlang/OTP)
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Vary: Accept

meatballs, spaghetti, tomato sauce

10.5.8. /db/_design/design-doc/_list/list-name/other-ddoc/view-name

GET /{db}/_design/{ddoc}/_list/{func}/{other-ddoc}/{view}
POST /{db}/_design/{ddoc}/_list/{func}/{other-ddoc}/{view}

Applies list function for the view function from the other design document.

The request and response parameters are depended upon function implementation.

Parameters:
  • db – Database name
  • ddoc – Design document name
  • func – List function name
  • other-ddoc – Other design document name that holds view function
  • view – View function name
Response Headers:
 
Query Parameters:
 
  • format (string) – Format of the returned response. Used by provides() function
Status Codes:

Function:

function(head, req) {
    var row = getRow();
    if (!row){
        return 'no ingredients'
    }
    send(row.key);
    while(row=getRow()){
        send(', ' + row.key);
    }
}

Request:

GET /recipes/_design/ingredient/_list/ingredients/recipe/by_ingredient?key="spaghetti" HTTP/1.1
Accept: text/plain
Host: localhost:5984

Response:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:49:15 GMT
Etag: "5L0975X493R0FB5Z3043POZHD"
Server: CouchDB (Erlang/OTP)
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Vary: Accept

spaghetti

10.5.9. /db/_design/design-doc/_update/update-name

POST /{db}/_design/{ddoc}/_update/{func}

Executes update function on server side for null document.

Parameters:
  • db – Database name
  • ddoc – Design document name
  • func – Update function name
Response Headers:
 
  • X-Couch-Id – Created/updated document’s ID
  • X-Couch-Update-Newrev – Created/updated document’s revision
Status Codes:

Function:

function(doc, req) {
    if (!doc){
      return [null, {'code': 400,
                     'json': {'error': 'missed',
                              'reason': 'no document to update'}}]
    } else {
        doc.ingredients.push(req.body);
        return [doc, {'json': {'status': 'ok'}}];
    }
}

Request:

POST /recipes/_design/recipe/_update/ingredients HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Length: 10
Content-Type: application/json
Host: localhost:5984

"something"

Response:

HTTP/1.1 404 Object Not Found
Cache-Control: must-revalidate
Content-Length: 52
Content-Type: application/json
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 14:00:58 GMT
Server: CouchDB (Erlang/OTP)

{
    "error": "missed",
    "reason": "no document to update"
}

10.5.10. /db/_design/design-doc/_update/update-name/doc-id

PUT /{db}/_design/{ddoc}/_update/{func}/{docid}

Executes update function on server side for the specified document.

Parameters:
  • db – Database name
  • ddoc – Design document name
  • func – Update function name
  • docid – Document ID
Response Headers:
 
  • X-Couch-Id – Created/updated document’s ID
  • X-Couch-Update-Newrev – Created/updated document’s revision
Status Codes:

Function:

function(doc, req) {
    if (!doc){
        return [null, {'code': 400,
                       'json': {'error': 'missed',
                                'reason': 'no document to update'}}]
    } else {
        doc.ingredients.push(req.body);
        return [doc, {'json': {'status': 'ok'}}];
    }
}

Request:

POST /recipes/_design/recipe/_update/ingredients/SpaghettiWithMeatballs HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json
Content-Length: 5
Content-Type: application/json
Host: localhost:5984

"love"

Response:

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Cache-Control: must-revalidate
Content-Length: 16
Content-Type: application/json
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 14:11:34 GMT
Server: CouchDB (Erlang/OTP)
X-Couch-Id: SpaghettiWithMeatballs
X-Couch-Update-NewRev: 12-a5e099df5720988dae90c8b664496baf

{
    "status": "ok"
}

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