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Create a document

Problem

You need to create a document in a collection within the current database.

Solution

Use the Create function:

client.query(
  q.Create(
    q.Collection('dilapidated_huts'),
    { data: { material: 'straw' } }
  )
)
.then((ret) => console.log(ret))
.catch((err) => console.error(
  'Error: [%s] %s: %s',
  err.name,
  err.message,
  err.errors()[0].description,
))
{
  ref: Ref(Collection("dilapidated_huts"), "300223085354680832"),
  ts: 1622573895720000,
  data: { material: 'straw' }
}
result = client.query(
  q.create(
    q.collection("dilapidated_huts"),
    {"data": {"material": "straw"}}
  )
)
print(result)
{'ref': Ref(id=300223090590220800, collection=Ref(id=dilapidated_huts, collection=Ref(id=collections))), 'ts': 1622573900720000, 'data': {'material': 'straw'}}
result, err := client.Query(
	f.Create(
		f.Collection("dilapidated_huts"),
		f.Obj{"data": f.Obj{"material": "straw"}},
	))

if err != nil {
	fmt.Fprintln(os.Stderr, err)
} else {
	fmt.Println(result)
}
map[data:map[material:straw] ref:{300223005074653696 0xc000180570 0xc000180570 <nil>} ts:1622573819180000]
try
{
    Value result = await client.Query(
        Create(
            Collection("dilapidated_huts"),
            Obj("data", Obj("material", "straw"))
        )
    );
    Console.WriteLine(result);
}
catch (Exception e)
{
    Console.WriteLine($"ERROR: {e.Message}");
}
ObjectV(ref: RefV(id = "300222988909806080", collection = RefV(id = "dilapidated_huts", collection = RefV(id = "collections"))),ts: LongV(1622573803740000),data: ObjectV(material: StringV(straw)))
Create(
  Collection('dilapidated_huts'),
  { data: { material: 'straw' } }
)
{
  ref: Ref(Collection("dilapidated_huts"), "302044124774662656"),
  ts: 1624310574250000,
  data: { material: 'straw' }
}
Query metrics:
  •    bytesIn:  105

  •   bytesOut:  198

  • computeOps:    1

  •    readOps:    0

  •   writeOps:    1

  •  readBytes:    0

  • writeBytes:  208

  •  queryTime: 37ms

  •    retries:    0

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