Parse LookML

Downloads in past


6.8.1a month ago6 years agoMinified + gzip package size for lookml-parser in KB


CLI Usage
npm install -g lookml-parser
git clone <your-lookml-repo>
cd <your-lookml-repo>
lookml-parser --input="*.{view,model}.lkml" --whitespace=2 >> output.json


lookml-parser --interactive

CLI tranformation flags

lookml-parser --transform=sxf

| Flag | Description | |---|---| | s | Remove whitespace information ($strings property) | | x | Apply extensions and refinements | f | Drop repetitive file metadata ($file_rel, $file_type, $file_name) |
Node API
const lookmlParser = require('lookml-parser')

lookmlParser.parse("view: foo{}")
		source:  "*.{view,model,explore}.lkml",
		fileOutput: "by-type" // or "array" or "by-name"
		transformations: {},	
		globOptions: {},
		readFileOptions: {encoding:"utf-8"},
		readFileConcurrency: 4,
		console: console
Output & Features
At the moment, parseFiles outputs a collection of files, each with their own parsed contents, as well as models resulting from following includes from model files.
The collection of files is an object by default, keyed by type, then by name, but can be requested as either an array or an object keyed by the name of the file including type.

Conditional Comments

If you want to leverage LookML syntax to embed arbitrary other markup/objects that would be rejected by the native IDE, the CLI and parseFiles function now allow this with conditional comments:
view: foo {
	# owner: "Fabio"
	# version: {major:1 minor:4 date:"2018-01-01"}
	dimension: bar {}

> lookml-parser --conditional-comment="PARSE-ME!"

Project Imports

The parseFiles method and CLI will resolve any include statements of the style "//projectfoo/..." as "/importedprojects/projectfoo/...". Therefore, the parser supports project imports, assuming you have previously copied/cloned the remote project to the appropriate location ahead of invoking the parser.