Simple pagination for Bookshelf.js

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bookshelf-page v0.3.2


Please note that this plugin will (hopefully) soon move into bookshelf proper, but there are still a few minor issues left to work out. Please track the progress of this plugin at: (discussion) (pull request) From v0.3.0, the API should not differ between this package and the final plugin once it moves into bookshelf proper. If you want to use this plugin now, just install it and then see the section on Upgrading below. Version (npm) Simple pagination for Bookshelf.js. Easy to use, works with complex, nested, related queries, and sorts results - all included.


First, install bookshelf-page. ``` npm install -s bookshelf-page ``` Then, add the plugin to your bookshelf instance: ```js import config from './knexfile'; import knex from 'knex'; import bookshelf from 'bookshelf'; const ORM = bookshelf(knex(config)); // Add this line wherever you create your bookshelf instance ORM.plugin('bookshelf-page'); export default ORM; ```


Once this plugin is accepted into bookshelf, you just need to change the line above to: ```js ORM.plugin('pagination') ``` and then you can remove bookshelf-page from your project.


The plugin attaches two instance methods to the bookshelf Model object: orderBy and fetchPage. Model#orderBy calls the underlying query builder's orderBy method, and is useful for ordering the paginated results. Model#fetchPage works like Model#fetchAll, but returns a single page of results instead of all results, as well as the pagination metadata.


Specifies the column to sort on and sort order. The order parameter is optional, and defaults to 'ASC'. You may also specify 'DESC' order by prepending a hyphen to the sort column name. orderBy("date", 'DESC') is the same as orderBy("-date"). Unless specified using dot notation (i.e., "table.column"), the default table will be the table name of the model orderBy was called on.


.orderBy('color', 'ASC').fetchAll()
.then(function (rows) { // ...


  • sort {string} Column to sort on. Required.
  • order {string} Ascending ('ASC') or descending ('DESC') order. Optional.


Any options that may be passed to Model#fetchAll (such as withRelated) may also be passed in the options to fetchPage, as you can see in the example below. To perform pagination, you must pass an options object with either page/pageSize or limit/offset keys. The following two calls are equivalent: ```js fetchPage({page: 10, pageSize: 20}); // OR fetchPage({limit: 20, offset: 180}); ``` By default, with no parameters or missing parameters, fetchPage will use an options object of {page: 1, pageSize: 10} In the resulting pagination metadata, you will receive back the parameters used for pagination, i.e., either page/pageSize or offset/limit, respectively. Below is an example showing the user of a JOIN query with sort/ordering, pagination, and related models.


Calling fetchPage
```js Car .query(function (qb) { qb.innerJoin('manufacturers', 'cars.manufacturerid', ''); qb.groupBy(''); qb.where('', '=', 'Sweden'); }) .orderBy('-productionYear') // Same as .orderBy('cars.productionYear', 'DESC') .fetchPage({ pageSize: 15, // Defaults to 10 if not specified page: 3, // Defaults to 1 if not specified // OR // limit: 15, // offset: 30, withRelated: 'engine' // Passed to Model#fetchAll }) .then(function (results) { console.log(results); // Paginated results object with metadata example below }) ```
Reading the pagination metadata
The fetchPage method attaches a pagination property to the resolved Collection instance. ```js { models: , // Regular bookshelf Collection // other standard Collection attributes ... pagination: {
rowCount: 53, // Total number of rows found for the query before pagination
pageCount: 4, // Total number of pages of results
page: 3, // The requested page number
pageSize: 15, // The requested number of rows per page
// OR, if limit/offset pagination is used instead of page/pageSize:
// offset: 30, // The requested offset
// limit: 15 // The requested limit
} } ```